"Le Militaire"

Prosper Mérimée (French, 1803-1870)n.d.

The Walters Art Museum

The Walters Art Museum

This caricature shows a fancifully attired soldier wearing a plumed bicorn hat.

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  • Title: "Le Militaire"
  • Creator: Prosper Mérimée (French, 1803-1870)
  • Date Created: n.d.
  • 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: Prosper Mérimée (French, 1803-1870)
  • Provenance: Joseph F. McCrindle (1923-2008), New York, #A0677; Joseph F. McCrindle Foundation, New York, 2008, by bequest; Walters Art Museum, 2009, by gift.
  • Object Type: drawings; caricatures
  • Medium: watercolor on cream-colored paper tipped onto a white sheet
  • Exhibitions: Expanding Horizons: Recent Additions to the Drawings Collection. The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore. 2010.
  • Dimensions: H: 4 3/8 x W: 1 3/4 in. (11.11 x 4.45 cm)
  • Credit Line: Gift of the Joseph F. McCrindle Collection, 2009
  • Classification: Painting & Drawing
  • Accession Number: 37.2791