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Young Peasant Woman

Paul Gavarni (French, 1804-1866)1855-1857

The Walters Art Museum

The Walters Art Museum

  • Title: Young Peasant Woman
  • Creator: Paul Gavarni (French, 1804-1866)
  • Date Created: 1855-1857
  • Subject Keywords: woman; peasant; 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: watercolors
  • Medium: watercolor with graphite underdrawing and white heightening on cream, moderately thick, slightly textured wove paper
  • Inscriptions: "Gavarni" in red ink, lower left
  • 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: 8 7/16 x W: 6 5/16 in. (21.5 x 16 cm)
  • Credit Line: Acquired by William T. Walters, 1865
  • Classification: Painting & Drawing
  • Accession Number: 37.1452

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