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Ville d’Avray: Boatman on Pond (Evening)

19th century
81 x 127 mm (3.2 x 5 in.)

Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot, French, (1796–1875)

Object Type: print
Medium and Support: Etching and drypoint on buff chine collé
State: Second of three states
Print impression quality: Excellent
Edition: Published in third state in "Poésies Postumes" (Ed, Rouche, 1863). 30 proofs printed by Jules Michelin, who "bit" the plate.
Marks: Signed in plate, upper right: “Corot”
Provenance / Collectors' Marks: Howard Mansfield (no stamp; see Lugt 1342, Lugt 1782)
Bibliography: Beraldi 3 ii (vol. 5, p. 49); Loys Delteil 3 ii/iii; Sagot-Le Garrec 136; Melot 3 ii/iii.
Credit Line: Gift of George W. Davison (BA Wesleyan 1892), 1940
Accession Number: 1940.D1.63

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  • evening
  • genre - Use for pictorial representations, which may be in various media, that represent scenes or events from everyday life; usually used with another term such as "paintings" or "prints." [April 1991 descriptor moved.]
  • landscapes (representations) - Use for creative works that depict outdoor scenes where the picture is dominated by the configuration, visual and aesthetic, of the land, bodies of water, and natural elements. When the ocean or other large body of water dominates the picture, use "seascapes." For images that are more documentary than creative, prefer "views" or "topographical views." For actual areas of land having certain notable characteristics, use "landscapes (environments)." [January 1993 scope note added; related term added. April 1991 descriptor moved; lead-in term added; descriptor changed, was "landscapes"; alternate term changed, was 'landscape'.]
  • ponds - Relatively small bodies of water, usually surrounded on all sides by land. STEIN
  • times of day
  • water

  • plate Dimensions: 81 x 127 mm (3.2 x 5 in.)

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