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Giving Alms, (painting)

Artist:
Goit, E.
Medium:
Oil
Type:
Paintings
Exhibition Catalogs
Date:
1876
Notes:
Appears in exhibition catalog as entry no. 6
A rocky shore, with an old woman and a squalid child, receiving a purse from a lady of rank, who also has a child, a perfect contrast in appearance to the other; the lady is attended by a cavalier, a young woman, and a page. They wear the picturesque costume of the French in the middle of the 17th century. [P. 6.]
A Descriptive Catalogue of a Private Collection of Cabinet Oil Paintings, and Other Works of Art, in the Possession of H. Russell Paine. Charleston, S.C. Harper & Calvo, Printers. 1855.
Topic:
Occupation--Beggar
Figure group--Female & Child
Occupation--Other--Aristocrat
History--France
Occupation--Other--Cavalier
Occupation--Service--Page
Control number:
AECI 03550006
Data Source:
Pre-1877 Art Exhibition Catalogue Index

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