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  • Title: Four Jews at the Wailing Wall
  • Creator: Alexandre Bida (French, 1823-1895)
  • Date Created: ca. 1850
  • Subject Keywords: 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: Alexandre Bida (French, 1823-1895)
  • Provenance: William T. Walters, Baltimore, 1865, by purchase [from the artist, George A. Lucas as agent]; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1894, by inheritance; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
  • Object Type: drawings
  • Medium: charcoal with white chalk highlights over graphite underdrawing on slightly textured, moderately thick, blue wove paper
  • Inscriptions: "Bida" in graphite, lower left; "40" in graphite, upper right, verso; "36" in graphite, bottom edge, verso
  • 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.
  • Dimensions: H: 11 3/4 x W: 9 5/16 in. (29.9 x 23.7 cm)
  • Credit Line: Acquired by William T. Walters, 1865
  • Classification: Painting & Drawing
  • Accession Number: 37.1392

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