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Exhibited at the Paris Salon of 1834 as Bourgeois flamands. This was Meissonier’s first exhibited picture – perhaps the principal explanation for its acquisition by Sir Richard Wallace, as it is a much cruder production than the other paintings by the artist in the Collection.

The Wallace Collection

London


Date

1833–1834

Medium

oil on canvas

Measurements

H 18 x W 21.8 cm

Accession number

P369

Acquisition method

acquired by Sir Richard Wallace, 1872; bequeathed to the nation by Lady Wallace, 1897

Work type

Painting


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