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A work made of etching on paper.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of etching on paper.




Jean Jacques de Boissieu (French, 1736-1810)
after Jacob van Ruisdael (Dutch, 1628/29-1682)

About this artwork

The inscription on this drawing indicates it was drawn from the collection of M. Tronchin,a senior state counselor A friend of the Tronchin family since 1765, de Boissieu returned to Geneva in late 1781 to engrave works in famous collections. This print is part of a series of works, notable for their large size and finished execution, that Boissieu finished in July, 1782.


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Prints and Drawings


Jean Jacques de Boissieu




France (Artist's nationality:)

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Made 1782


Etching on paper


Image: 30.2 × 42.2 cm (11 15/16 × 16 5/8 in.); Plate: 35.6 × 47.8 cm (14 1/16 × 18 7/8 in.); Sheet: 37.2 × 49.3 cm (14 11/16 × 19 7/16 in.)

Credit Line

The Wallace L. DeWolf and Joseph Brooks Fair Collections

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