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The Porter

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

The Walters Art Museum

The Walters Art Museum

  • Title: The Porter
  • Creator: Paul Gavarni (French, 1804-1866)
  • Date Created: 1852-1866
  • Subject Keywords: man; work; 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 [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1894, by inheritance; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
  • Object Type: drawings
  • Medium: colored inks and iron gall ink on cream, moderately thick, slightly textured wove paper
  • Inscriptions: "Gavarni" in ink, lower right; "15" or "13" in graphite on the 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: 10 1/8 x W: 7 1/4 in. (25.7 x 18.4 cm)
  • Credit Line: Acquired by William T. Walters
  • Classification: Painting & Drawing
  • Accession Number: 37.1433

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