Peasant Woman Leaning on Wall

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

The Walters Art Museum

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  • Title: Peasant Woman Leaning on Wall
  • Creator: Paul Gavarni (French, 1804-1866)
  • Date Created: 1852-1866
  • Subject Keywords: woman; peasant; genre
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  • Roles: Artist: Paul Gavarni (French, 1804-1866)
  • Provenance: William T. / Henry Walters Collection, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
  • Object Type: drawings
  • Medium: iron gall ink and colored ink with white heightening on brown, moderately thick, slightly textured wove paper
  • Inscriptions: "Gavarni" in iron gall ink, lower right; "2" in graphite, verso
  • Exhibitions: Watercolors and Drawings by Gavarni. National Gallery of Art, Washington. 1953-1954., 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., Gavarni. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1993.
  • Dimensions: H: 10 11/16 x W: 8 1/16 in. (27.2 x 20.5 cm)
  • Credit Line: Acquired by William T. or Henry Walters
  • Classification: Painting & Drawing
  • Accession Number: 37.142