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Interior of a Gothic Church

Émile-Antoine-François Herson (French, 1805-1873)1864

The Walters Art Museum

The Walters Art Museum


  • Title: Interior of a Gothic Church
  • Creator: Émile-Antoine-François Herson (French, 1805-1873)
  • Date Created: 1864
  • Subject Keywords: architecture; church; tourism; architectural; biblical/religious; interior
  • External Link: For more information about this and thousands of other works of art in the Walters Art Museum collection, please visit art.thewalters.org
  • Roles: Artist: Émile-Antoine-François Herson (French, 1805-1873)
  • Provenance: William T. Walters, Baltimore, 1864 (?), by purchase [from the artist]; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1894, by inheritance; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
  • Object Type: watercolors
  • Medium: watercolor with white heightening over graphite underdrawing on smooth, moderately thick, beige wove paper
  • Inscriptions: "Herson 1864" in black ink, lower left, recto; "43" in graphite, upper right, verso; "39" in graphite, bottom edge, verso
  • 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: 9 1/16 x W: 7 1/16 in. (23 x 17.9 cm)
  • Credit Line: Acquired by William T. Walters, 1864 (?)
  • Classification: Painting & Drawing
  • Accession Number: 37.1396


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