Artists on the Move: Journeys and Drawings (February 11 to May 3, 2020)
- The J. Paul Getty Museum at the Getty Center (Los Angeles), February 11 to May 3, 2020
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Alexandre Gabriel Decamps (French, 1803 - 1860)
France (Place Created)
Brown wash, watercolor and bodycolor on grey paper
24 × 33 cm (9 7/16 × 13 in.)
The drawing represents two guardsmen seated and conversing as one smokes a hookah; two other guardsmen are standing at the entrance of a building behind them. The drawing is a preliminary study for a slightly larger painting in oil, today at The Walters Art Museum in Baltimore.