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Names
Avery, Samuel Putman (1822-1904) (Collector)
Buhot, Félix Hilaire (1847-1898) (Artist)
Collection

Samuel Putnam Avery Collection

Buhot, Félix Hilaire.

Landscapes, seascapes and miscellaneous subjects.

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1874 - 1888
Date Created: 1879
Library locations
The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Print Collection
Shelf locator: MEZAC
Topics
Boat & ship industry
Notes
Content : Admission is granted through application to the Office of Special Collections.

Content : Dates from Gustave Bourcard & James Goodfriend, Felix Buhot catalogue descriptif de son oeuvre grave (1979), p. 71, 113. Some prints dated in plate, or in pencil, by the artist.

Content : Forms part of Samuel Putnam Avery Collection.

Content : Gift of Samuel Putnam Avery, 1900. Impressions of B154, B167, B172 & B173 were formerly in the collection of Frederick Keppel & are inscribed to him by the artist.

Content : Holdings checked in departmental copy of Gustave Bourcard & James Goodfriend, F'elix Buhot catalogue descriptif de son oeuvre grav'e (1979)

Content : Includes a reduced lithographic reproduction of the 6th state of B164, inscribed to Frederick Keppel.

Content : Prints are in multiple states, sometimes including more than one impression of a given state with variations in ink, paper, etc. Includes counterproofs of B170, B172 and cancellation proof of B147. In some cases the paper was treated by the artist with turpentine, gasoline or kerosene, or one of these substances was mixed with the printing ink. Such printsare designated "epreuves a l'essence". Preliminary states frequently include elaborate remarques or marginal sketches, which Buhot called "marges symphoniques".

Content : S.P. Avery Collection.

Content : Some proofs include extensive notes in pencil by the artist. States specified by the artist do not always correspond to those described by bourcard & Goodfriend.

Content : Title devised by cataloger.

Content : Views of Paris, Folkestone, Gravesend, Rochester, Saint-Malo, and the Thames and Medway Rivers, including representations of geese, ghosts, owls, sheep , steamboats, swans, trains and umbrellas. In a number of prints, Buhot explores effects of rain, snow or wind. B127 depicts Bastille Day celebrations. B173 depicts a papal tiara executed by Froment-Meurice for Leo XIII.

Citation/reference: B.-G. 147(III/III).
Physical Description
Extent: Etching, drypoint and aquatint; state noted with standard reference number.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC : NYPG95-F287
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b12391416
UUID: 95d54560-c60d-012f-6ac4-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1822: Creator Born
  • 1879: Created
  • 1904: Creator Died
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

MLA Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Print Collection, The New York Public Library. "Un vieux chantier à Rochester." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1879. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-42b9-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Print Collection, The New York Public Library. "Un vieux chantier à Rochester." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed May 28, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-42b9-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Print Collection, The New York Public Library. (1879). Un vieux chantier à Rochester. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-42b9-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Un vieux chantier à Rochester.