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Alexandre Bida, 1823-1895

The Jews at the Wailing Wall

Medium: black and white chalk on blue, moderately tick, moderately textured wove paper
Dimensions: height: 30.8 cm, width: 22.1 cm.
Date: ca. 1850
Category: genre | biblical/religious
Subject: prayer | devotion
Inscriptions and Markings: "Bida" in black chalk, lower right
Exhibition History: A Discerning Eye: Nineteenth-century Drawings and Watercolors, Academy of the Arts, Easton, MD, 1998-99; French Masterworks on Paper, Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore, 1992
Provenance: William T. Walters (1819-1894), Baltimore, 1864, by purchase from the artist [150 francs].
Collection: The Walters Art Museum
Credit Line: Acquired by William T. Walters, 1864
Object Number: WAM 37.1391