Interior: Woman Kneeling at Prie-dieu

Alexandre Bida1865

The Walters Art Museum

The Walters Art Museum
Baltimore, United States


  • Title: Interior: Woman Kneeling at Prie-dieu
  • Creator: Alexandre Bida (French, 1823-1895)
  • Date Created: 1865
  • Subject Keywords: woman; prayer; devotion; Christ; 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: Purchased by William T. Walters (through George A. Lucas as agent), Baltimore, January 28, 1865 [1]; inherited by Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1894; by bequest to Walters Art Museum, 1931. [1] The Diary of George A. Lucas, p. 192.
  • Object Type: drawings
  • Medium: charcoal and white chalk highlights over moderately textured, moderately thick, blue wove paper
  • Inscriptions: "Bida" in charcoal, lower left; "62" in graphite at upper right corner, verso; 5" (or "b") in graphite at center, 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: 9 15/16 x W: 8 1/16 in. (25.3 x 20.4 cm)
  • Credit Line: Acquired by William T. Walters, 1865
  • Classification: Painting & Drawing
  • Accession Number: 37.1415

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