Felix Buhot, L'Hiver a Paris, or La Neige a Paris, 1879(194 views)
Bourcard Goodfriend 128 v/IX; Bonafous-Murat 205 (this impression). With the inscription "L'Art", the monogram of the artist and the number "25" in the plate lower left; with the inscription "au Boulevard des Italiens" in reverse lower center; with the title "L'Hiver de 1879 A Paris" lower right; but after the erasure of "Imp. A. Salmon" from the bottom edge. Printed on laid paper with "Van Gelder" watermark. A fine impression in fine condition, aside from marginal toning from a previous mat. Sheet measures 12 x 16 1/4 inches. From the collection of Professor and Mrs. Daniel Bell, Cambridge, MA.
Félix Buhot’s prints are known for their originality in composition and technique. By combining multiple processes of traditional printmaking with experimentation in inking and papers, Buhot produced highly unique, atmospheric works. His introduction of symphonic margins, small vignettes layered around a larger scene, further solidified the artist’s reputation as one of the most innovative printmakers of the late 19th century.
Dimensions: 9 1/4 X 13 1/2 in.
Artist or Maker: Buhot, Félix, French (1847-1898)
Medium: Etching, drypoint, and aquatint
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