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Identification and Creation

Object Number
2021.249
People
Félix Henri Bracquemond, French (Paris 1833 - 1914 Sèvres)
Title
The Upper Part of a Barn Door
Classification
Prints
Work Type
print
Date
1865
Culture
French
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/370222

Physical Descriptions

Medium
Etching on off-white wove paper
Technique
Etching
Dimensions
plate: 30.1 × 39.5 cm (11 7/8 × 15 9/16 in.)
sheet: 32.2 × 42.2 cm (12 11/16 × 16 5/8 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: lower right, in plate:
    Ici, tu vois tristement pendre/Oiseaux, pillards et convoiteux/A leurs pareils, C'est pour apprendre/Que voler et voler sont deux
  • inscription: lower right, in plate: Bracquemond / imp & fec / 1865

Provenance

Recorded Ownership History
[James A. Bergquist, Boston], sold; to Arthur K. and Mariot F. Solomon, Cambridge, 1988, bequest; to Harvard Art Museums, 2021

State, Edition, Standard Reference Number

Standard Reference Number
Beraldi 110 v/v; Bouillon Ac 1.VIII

Acquisition and Rights

Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Arthur K. and Mariot F. Solomon Collection
Accession Year
2021
Object Number
2021.249
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Publication History

  • Elizabeth K. Helsinger, The 'Writing" of Modern Life: The Etching Revival in France, Britain, and the U.S., 1850-1940, exh. cat., David and Alfred Smart Museum of Art (Chicago, 2008), cat.# 7, pp. 56-60, [not Harvard impression, related bibliography]

Exhibition History

  • 32Q: 2700 Impressionism, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 01/31/2022 - 07/14/2022

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Verification Level

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