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  • "Bourgeois" W---r, and His Squaw · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    exhibits a certain etiquette The Squaw s station in travelling is at a considerable distance in the rear of her liege lord and never at the side of him W r had the kindness to present the writer a dozen pair of moccasins worked by this squaw richly embroidered on the instep with colored porcupine quills A J Miller extracted from The West of Alfred Jacob Miller 1837 In July 1858 William T Walters commissioned 200 watercolors at twelve dollars apiece from Baltimore born artist Alfred Jacob Miller These paintings were each accompanied by a descriptive text and were delivered in installments over the next twenty one months and ultimately were bound in three albums Transcriptions of field sketches drawn during the 1837 expedition that Miller had undertaken to the annual fur trader s rendezvous in the Green River Valley in what is now western Wyoming these watercolors are a unique record of the closing years of the western fur trade Conservation Date Description Narrative 12 31 1969 Treatment cleaned mounted rehoused 4 01 1950 Treatment cleaned 2 13 1980 Loan Consideration examined for loan Exhibitions Opening the Way West Katonah Gallery Katonah 1981 Provenance William T Walters Baltimore 1858

    Original URL path: http://art.thewalters.org/detail/14801/bourgeois-w---r-and-his-squaw/?type=date&letter=a&sort=title&order=asc&begin_date=-10000&end_date=2016 (2016-02-18)
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  • "Cassone" · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    Narrative 11 30 1998 Examination examined for survey Exhibitions Highlights from the Collection The Walters Art Gallery Baltimore 1998 2001 Provenance Mr Robert Lehman New York Walters Art Museum 1943 by gift through French and Company Credit Gift of Mr Robert Lehman through French and Company 1943 Download Image Add to Collection Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Creative Commons License Add to Collection Connect with Facebook to start your

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  • "Cassone" · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    were often marriage gifts and as such were filled with fine household linens and personal furnishings for the bride They were often the most elaborately decorated piece of furniture in the home either with an inset painting in the 1400s or elaborate carvings more popular from around 1500 Provenance Owned by Mr Robert Lehman New York given to Walters Art Museum 1943 Credit Gift of Mr Robert Lehman 1943 Download

    Original URL path: http://art.thewalters.org/detail/29687/cassone-2/?type=date&letter=a&sort=title&order=asc&begin_date=-10000&end_date=2016 (2016-02-18)
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  • "Cul de Lampe" Head of a Bearded Man · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    in the Museum at Troyes is signed by Jubert It is possible that it was intended as the portrait of the architect The piece has been cleaned Conservation Date Description Narrative 12 31 1969 Treatment other 6 14 1966 Treatment cleaned Provenance La Librairie des Cordeliers Troyes Aube destroyed 1833 Georges Joseph Demotte Paris date of acquisition unknown by purchase list no 6 Henry Walters Baltimore 1910 by purchase Walters

    Original URL path: http://art.thewalters.org/detail/18260/cul-de-lampe-head-of-a-bearded-man/?type=date&letter=a&sort=title&order=asc&begin_date=-10000&end_date=2016 (2016-02-18)
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  • "Danger" · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    Danger Description Conservation Exhibitions Provenance Inscription Credit Description This drawing in ink shows a nude man in Michelangelesque style lying on a jutting ledge of rock illustrating six lines from the English poet William Collins 1721 1759 written below the drawing as follows Danger whose form of giant mould What mortal eye dare fix d behold Who stalks his round and hideous Form Howling admidst the midnight storm Or throws him on the ridgy steep Of some loose hanging rock to Sleep This work was formerly housed in one of William T Walters drawings albums Conservation Date Description Narrative 10 28 1979 Examination examined for loan Exhibitions A Man of Genius The Art of Washington Allston Museum of Fine Arts Boston Boston 1979 1980 American Drawings from the Walters Art Gallery The Walters Art Gallery Baltimore 1987 Provenance William T Walters Baltimore date and mode of acquisition unknown Henry Walters Baltimore 1894 by inheritance Walters Art Museum 1931 by bequest Inscriptions Signed Lower left W Allston Credit Acquired by William T Walters Download Image Add to Collection Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Creative Commons License Add to Collection Connect with Facebook to start your own collections Creator Washington Allston

    Original URL path: http://art.thewalters.org/detail/28721/danger-2/?type=date&letter=a&sort=title&order=asc&begin_date=-10000&end_date=2016 (2016-02-18)
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  • "Don’t give up that ship!" · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    ship the USS Chesapeake and the British frigate HMS Shannon While being carried below deck Lawrence is said to have uttered his last command Don t give up the ship which became a popular rallying cry of the American navy Miller was interested in patriotic themes throughout his career In this early painting he worked in a tradition of depicting the tragic deaths of military heroes established by Benjamin West John Trumbull and Francesco Bartolozzi Conservation Date Description Narrative 1 11 1982 Examination examined for loan Exhibitions Alfred Jacob Miller The Walters Art Gallery Baltimore 1971 Alfred Jacob Miller An Artist on the Oregon Trail The Walters Art Gallery Baltimore Amon Carter Museum Fort Worth Buffalo Bill Historical Center Cody 1981 1982 Alfred Jacob Miller Maryland and the West The Walters Art Gallery Baltimore Washington College Chestertown Frostburg State University Frostburg Jewish Community Center of Greater Washington Rockville 1988 Setting Sail Drawings of the Sea from WAM The Walters Art Museum Baltimore 2011 Provenance Virginia Miller Mrs Hush King Sale Chapellier Galleries New York 1969 Walters Art Museum 1969 by purchase Credit Museum purchase with funds provided by the S A P Fund 1969 Download Image Add to Collection Share

    Original URL path: http://art.thewalters.org/detail/30919/donaot-give-up-that-ship/?type=date&letter=a&sort=title&order=asc&begin_date=-10000&end_date=2016 (2016-02-18)
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  • "Ecce Homo" · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    at the top of the stairs and is mocked by a Roman soldier while the Roman governor Pontius Pilate gestures to the crowd declaring Look I am bringing him out to you to let you know that I find no case against him John 19 4 The Spanish painter Orrente s use of dark silhouettes for figures and architecture set into a narrow plane next to the surface of the painting heightens the emotional intensity of the event and reflects the influence of works by 16th century Venetian painters such as the Bassano family Tintoretto and Veronese The architecture also recalls that of Venice Orrente s trip to Venice must have taken place shortly before 1611 by which time the painter was back in Spain Conservation Date Description Narrative 6 29 1942 Treatment examined for condition varnish removed or reduced 3 07 1991 Examination examined for condition other Provenance Henry Walters Baltimore 1909 mode of acquisition unknown Walters Art Museum 1931 by bequest Credit Acquired by Henry Walters 1909 Download Image Add to Collection Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Creative Commons License Add to Collection Connect with Facebook to start your own collections Creator Pedro Orrente Spanish ca 1580

    Original URL path: http://art.thewalters.org/detail/7270/ecce-homo/?type=date&letter=a&sort=title&order=asc&begin_date=-10000&end_date=2016 (2016-02-18)
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  • "Façon de Venise" Wine Goblet · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    Next Explore Object Creative Commons License Façon de Venise Wine Goblet Description Provenance Credit Description The most striking feature of this fine wine goblet is the extravagant wings in the shape of seahorses or serpents on either side of the stem This general type of goblet with an elaborately wrought flat central stem section was developed in Venice in the 1500s In the following century slightly heavier versions in this façon de Venise Venetian manner were being produced in the Southern Netherlands by glassmakers from Venice who established glasshouses at Liege Brussels and Antwerp The present goblet is a characteristic type known as a verre à serpents glass with serpents Such goblets were produced for use but functional works of great artifice were often displayed for their ingenious design Provenance Liège Walters Art Museum 2005 by purchase Credit Museum purchase with funds provided by the Dr Francis D Murnaghan Fund and the Richard von Hess Foundation 2005 Download Image Add to Collection Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Creative Commons License Add to Collection Connect with Facebook to start your own collections Creator Flemish Artist Period ca 1650 1690 Baroque Medium soda lime glass Glasswares Accession Number 47 739 Measurements

    Original URL path: http://art.thewalters.org/detail/33940/fabon-de-venise-wine-goblet/?type=date&letter=a&sort=title&order=asc&begin_date=-10000&end_date=2016 (2016-02-18)
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