Alfred Alexandre Delauney (1830–1894)
“Landscape with Cattle and Approaching Storm” (aka “Landscape with Cows Along a Stream”; “Landschap met koeien langs beek” [Rijksmuseum title]), 1872
Etching and drypoint on chine collé on heavy wove paper with wide margins.
Size: (sheet) 34.9 x 43.8 cm; (plate) 21.8 x 32.6 cm; (image borderline) 20.6 x 31.6 cm.
Inscribed in within the image borderline: (lower left corner) “Delauney. 1872”.
The Rijksmuseum and the Baltimore Museum of Art offer descriptions of this print: http://hdl.handle.net/10934/RM0001.COLLECT.103094; https://collection.artbma.org/objects/5300/landscape-with-cattle-and-approaching-storm.
See also the description of this print before the artist’s signature and date are inscribed: https://collection.artbma.org/objects/71698/cattle-by-a-stream#.
Condition: a richly inked and well-printed impression with generously wide margins in near pristine condition with no tears, holes, folds, abrasions, stains, foxing or signs of handling.
I am selling this poetically beautiful etching of a nineteenth century rural scene featuring cows beside a stream with light sparkling on trees before a storm, for the total cost of AU$239 (currently US$159.75/EUR144.54/GBP127.24 at the time of this listing) including postage and handling to anywhere in the world, but not (of course) any import duties/taxes imposed by some countries.
If you are interested in purchasing this marvellous etching that (to my eyes) captures the spirit of the time in which it was executed—viz. a fascination with the effects of light on surfaces (Impressionism); a love of rural subject matter (Barbizon School); a free use of the etching needle (Etching Revival)—please contact me (email@example.com) and I will send you a PayPal invoice to make the payment easy.
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