Interior of St. Etienne du Mont

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

The Walters Art Museum
Baltimore, United States


  • Title: Interior of St. Etienne du Mont
  • Creator: Émile-Antoine-François Herson (French, 1805-1873)
  • Date Created: 1864
  • Subject Keywords: tourism; ritual; prayer; devotion; architectural
  • 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 commission [George A. Lucas as agent]; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1894, by inheritance; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
  • Object Type: watercolors
  • Medium: watercolor and gum heightening with gouache highlights over graphite underdrawing on moderately textured, moderately thick, cream wove paper
  • Inscriptions: "Herson 1864" in brown ink, lower right, recto; "14" in graphite, center bottom edge, verso; "14" in graphite, upper right , 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: 7 1/8 x W: 10 1/16 in. (18.1 x 25.5 cm)
  • Credit Line: Commissioned by William T. Walters, 1864
  • Classification: Painting & Drawing
  • Accession Number: 37.1364

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