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Nicolas-Toussaint Charlet, 1792-1845

Old Man Before a Prie-Dieu

Medium: transparent watercolor over graphite underdrawing with scraping on cream, thick, moderately textured wove paper
Dimensions: height: 17.6 cm, width: 13.2 cm.
Date: 1832
Category: genre
Subject: man | child | woman | church | devotion | prayer
Inscriptions and Markings: "14"in graphite, verso; "Charlet 1832" in brown ink, lower left
Exhibition History: French Painting from David to Courbet, Detroit Institute of Arts, 1950, no. 57, p. 34
Bibliography: Detroit Institute of Arts. French Painting from David to Courbet. Detroit: Detroit Institute of Arts. 1950.: p. 34.
Provenance: William T. Walters (1819-1894), Baltimore.
Collection: The Walters Art Museum
Credit Line: Acquired by William T. Walters
Object Number: WAM 37.1294