Girl in White Dress

Charles Chaplin (French, 1825-1891)ca. 1860

The Walters Art Museum

The Walters Art Museum


  • Title: Girl in White Dress
  • Creator: Charles Chaplin (French, 1825-1891)
  • Date Created: ca. 1860
  • Subject Keywords: child; prayer; devotion; genre
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  • Roles: Artist: Charles Chaplin (French, 1825-1891)
  • Provenance: William T. Walters, Baltimore, 1870 (?) [mode of acquisition unknown]; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1894, by inheritance; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
  • Object Type: watercolors
  • Medium: watercolor with white heightening over graphite underdrawing on slightly textured, moderately thick, cream wove paper
  • Inscriptions: "Ch. Chaplin" in watercolor, lower left; "52" in graphite, upper right, verso; "48" in graphite, bottom edge, verso; watermarked "Whatman" along right side of the paper
  • Exhibitions: The Essence of Line: French Drawings from Ingres to Degas. The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore; Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore; Birmingham Museum of Art, Birmingham; Tacoma Art Museum, Tacoma. 2005-2006.
  • Dimensions: H: 8 1/16 x W: 5 3/4 in. (20.5 x 14.6 cm)
  • Credit Line: Acquired by William T. Walters
  • Classification: Painting & Drawing
  • Accession Number: 37.1405


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