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Man in a Clown Suit

Paul Gavarni (French, 1804-1866)1852-1866

The Walters Art Museum
Baltimore, United States

  • Title: Man in a Clown Suit
  • Creator: Paul Gavarni (French, 1804-1866)
  • Date Created: 1852-1866
  • Subject Keywords: man; portrait
  • 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: Paul Gavarni (French, 1804-1866)
  • Provenance: William T. Walters, Baltimore, 1865, by purchase; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1894, by inheritance; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
  • Object Type: drawings
  • Medium: iron gall ink with red ink heightened with white on brown, moderately thick, slightly textured wove paper
  • Inscriptions: "Gavarni" in brown ink, lower right
  • 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 15/16 x W: 5 13/16 in. (22.7 x 14.7 cm)
  • Credit Line: Acquired by William T. Walters, 1865
  • Classification: Painting & Drawing
  • Accession Number: 37.1448

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