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Young Woman Standing on Steps

Paul Gavarni (French, 1804-1866)1849

The Walters Art Museum

The Walters Art Museum

  • Title: Young Woman Standing on Steps
  • Creator: Paul Gavarni (French, 1804-1866)
  • Date Created: 1849
  • Subject Keywords: woman; genre; 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, 1866, by purchase; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1894, by inheritance; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
  • Object Type: watercolors
  • Medium: watercolor and chalk, ink with white heightening on brown, moderately thick, slightly textured wove paper
  • Inscriptions: [Signature] Lower left, in ink ion: Gavarni; [Inscription] Lower right, in ink: à Edinbourg
  • Exhibitions: Watercolors and Drawings by Gavarni. National Gallery of Art, Washington. 1953-1954., A Discerning Eye: Nineteenth-century Drawings and Watercolors. Academy Art Museum, Easton. 1998-1999., Gavarni. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1993., 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., Botanical Delights: Floral Motifs in 19th-Century Art. Government House, Annapolis; Strathmore Hall Art Center, North Bethesda; Academy Art Museum, Easton. 1998-1999.
  • Dimensions: H: 12 3/8 x W: 8 7/8 in. (31.4 x 22.5 cm)
  • Credit Line: Acquired by William T. Walters, 1866
  • Classification: Painting & Drawing
  • Accession Number: 37.1425

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