Roles: Artist: Charles Louis Lesaint (French, 1795-after 1843)
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 gum heightening, gouache, over graphite underdrawing on slightly textured, thick, cream wove paper
Inscriptions: "W. Lesaint" in black ink, lower right; "Les" in lighter brown ink, correction; "14y" (?) in graphite, upper right, verso; "14" 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: 7 13/16 x W: 6 in. (19.8 x 15.3 cm)
Credit Line: Acquired by William T. Walters, 1864
Classification: Painting & Drawing
Accession Number: 37.1363
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