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Peasant Woman with Two Young Children

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

The Walters Art Museum

The Walters Art Museum

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  • Title: Peasant Woman with Two Young Children
  • Creator: Paul Gavarni (French, 1804-1866)
  • Date Created: 1852-1866
  • Subject Keywords: peasant; woman; child; 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 [George A. Lucas as agent]; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1894, by inheritance; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
  • Object Type: drawings
  • Medium: iron gall ink, blue, grey, and red inks heightened with white on smooth, moderately thick, brown wove paper
  • Inscriptions: "Gavarni" in brown ink, lower left; "12" 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.
  • Dimensions: H: 9 13/16 x W: 7 in. (25 x 17.8 cm)
  • Credit Line: Acquired by William T. Walters, 1865
  • Classification: Painting & Drawing
  • Accession Number: 37.1443

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