The Twelve Months: September

Paul Gavarni (French, 1804-1866)1866

The Walters Art Museum

The Walters Art Museum

  • Title: The Twelve Months: September
  • Creator: Paul Gavarni (French, 1804-1866)
  • Date Created: 1866
  • Subject Keywords: man; peasant; allegory
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  • Roles: Artist: Paul Gavarni (French, 1804-1866)
  • Provenance: William T. Walters, Baltimore, 1870, by purchase [George A. Lucas as agent]; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1894, by inheritance; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
  • Object Type: drawings
  • Medium: watercolor and ink wash with graphite underdrawing on cream, thick, slightly textured wove paper
  • Inscriptions: "Gavarni" in red ink, lower left; "Septembre (Fructidor)" in graphite, verso
  • Exhibitions: Gavarni. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1993., 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: 12 5/8 x 8 7/8 in. (32.1 x 22.5 cm)
  • Credit Line: Acquired by William T. Walters, 1870
  • Classification: Painting & Drawing
  • Accession Number: 37.1471