Apr 17, 2015

La Cathedrale de Rouen

Rouen Illustré

La Cathedrale de Rouen


Auguste Louis Lepère

(French, 1849–1918)

Wood engraving

Gift of Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. 1921.1413

Catalogue raisonné: Lotz-Brissonneau 177; Le Blanc 177



Lepère developed an extraordinary mastery of wood engraving with which he achieved rich tonal contrasts. Felix Bracquemond, an important 19th-century etcher, called Lepère the artist who "sees as a painter and renders as a printmaker."

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PR - Wood engraving
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