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Félix Bracquemond

(Paris, France, May 28, 1833 - October 27, 1914, Sèvres, France)

Brumes du Matin (The morning mists), 1882
Etching on paper
8 7/8 x 13 3/8 in. (22.54 x 33.97 cm)

Creation Place: Europe, French
Technique: Etching
Credit Line: Gift of Gerard R. Pomerat
Accession Number: P80.318

Bequest of Gerald Pomerat

Catalogue Raisonné
B779, fifth state.

Fifth state.

Label for "Parisian Ecologies: The City Transformed in Nineteenth-Century Prints and Drawings" March 24 - June 25, 2022

Like many artists of the time, Bracquemond often observed animals in the Paris zoo and imagined them free, echoing the fantasy of escape from urban life. In these etchings, game birds cluster in the mist, a lone wolf walks into the winter wilderness, and a dead rabbit symbolizes the omnipresence of death as humans encroach upon the natural world. Bracquemond was heavily influenced by Japanese culture and its reverence for animals, and he printed his etchings on Japanese paper.

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  • Image Dimensions: 8 7/8 x 13 3/8 in. (22.54 x 33.97 cm) Measured by Hudson, Karen

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