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  • Title: Woman and Child Kneeling Before a Cross
  • Creator: Jules-Jacques Veyrasset (French, 1828-1893)
  • Date Created: ca. 1865
  • Subject Keywords: woman; child; prayer; devotion; genre; biblical/religious
  • 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: Jules-Jacques Veyrasset (French, 1828-1893)
  • Provenance: William T. Walters, Baltimore, 1865 (?) [mode of acquisition unknown]; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1894, by inheritance; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
  • Object Type: watercolors
  • Medium: watercolor with gum heightening over graphite underdrawing on moderately textured, moderately thick, cream, wove paper
  • Inscriptions: "J. Veyrassat" in watercolor, lower left; "41" in graphite, upper rightr, verso; "37" in graphite, bottom edge, verso
  • Geography: Death Location: Paris, Birth Location: Angers
  • 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., A Baltimorean in Paris: George A. Lucas, 1860-1909. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1979.
  • Dimensions: H: 6 3/8 x W: 9 1/16 in. (16.2 x 23 cm)
  • Credit Line: Acquired by William T. Walters, 1865 (?)
  • Classification: Painting & Drawing
  • Accession Number: 37.1394

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