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A Farm (Une Ferme)

Charles Emile Jacque

Artwork Details

A Farm (Une Ferme)
Charles Emile Jacque
etching touched with black colored pencil, proof on paper
8 1/2 in. x 13 1/2 in. ( 21.6 cm x 34.3 cm )
Gift of Prof. and Mrs. Alfred H. White

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Jacque delighted in depicting the denizens of Barbizon on the edges of their villages on their way to or from work at sunrise or sunset. This etching shows a shepherd who is bringing back faggots gathered in the forest. Yet these creatures are only incidental to the artist's real interest: natural effects of atmosphere. In this proof he has added lines in the left and right areas to increase the impression of rain and shadow.

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