Dec 7, 2005

The Chapel Saint-Michel at l'Estre

The Chapel Saint-Michel at l'Estre


Félix Hilaire Buhot

(French, 1847–1898)

Etching, drypoint and roulette

Support: Cream (2) laid paper

Sheet: 23.2 x 33.3 cm (9 1/8 x 13 1/8 in.); Platemark: 14 x 27.3 cm (5 1/2 x 10 3/4 in.)

Gift of Carole W. and Charles B. Rosenblatt 1999.301

Catalogue raisonné: Bourcard 152

State: IV/IV

Impression: artist's proof



After inking the plate, instead of wiping all of the excess ink off of the surface, Buhot purposely left
a thin layer of ink on the sky and water, creating an effect of atmosphere and mist.

See also
PR - Etching
Type of artwork: 

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