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Watermill

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

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  • A work made of etching on paper.

Date:

1782

Artist:

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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Artist

Jean Jacques de Boissieu

Title

Watermill

Origin

France

Date

Made 1782

Medium

Etching on paper

Dimensions

302 × 422 mm (image); 356 × 478 mm (plate); 372 × 493 mm (sheet)

Credit Line

The Wallace L. DeWolf and Joseph Brooks Fair Collections

Reference Number

1920.2014

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