NamesAvery, Samuel Putnam, 1822-1904 (Collector)Bracquemond, Félix (1833-1914) (Etcher)
Samuel Putnam Avery Collection
Eaux-fortes originales, pointes sèches, essais de procédés, etc.
Dates / OriginDate Created: 1852 - 1882
Library locationsThe Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Print CollectionShelf locator: MEZAC
NotesContent: Admission is granted through application to the Office of Special Collections.Content: Collection presented to The New York Public Library in 1899 by S.P. Avery.Content: Forms part of Prints by Felix Bracquemond in Samuel Putnam Avery Collection.Content: Holdings checked in departmental copy of Henri Beraldi, Les graveurs du XIXe siecle, v. 3.Content: Original etchings and drypoints by Bracquemond, including many trial proofs with additions in ink, watercolor and gouache. Subjects include illustrations for Gautier's Capitaine Fracasse, selected fables of La Fontaine, and Rabelais; birds and animals (bats, crows, ducks, geese, lapwings, magpies, moles, partridges, rabbits, roosters, storks and teal); landscapes along the Seine; views of Paris; several scenes of the Siege of Paris in 1871, two showing snowmen by the sculptors Falguiere and Moulin; Madame Bracquemond sketching a portrait.Content: S.P. Avery Collection.Content: Title from H. Beraldi, Les graveurs du XIXe siecle, v. 3, p. 45.Citation/reference: B170Content: The print technique, also called gravure à la plume or pen transfer, was invented by Félix Bracquemond. See Maxime Lalanne, Traité de la gravure à l'eau-forte, Paris: Cadart et Luquet, 1866.
Physical DescriptionExtent: Lift-ground etching.
Type of ResourceStill image
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: NYPG95-F216NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b14506647Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 02e6b6a0-c60c-012f-ba18-58d385a7bc34
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