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The Woodcutters

A work made of charcoal and black chalk, with stumping, scraping, and erasing, on buff wove paper, altered to tan.
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  • A work made of charcoal and black chalk, with stumping, scraping, and erasing, on buff wove paper, altered to tan.

Date:

1860

Artist:

Gustave Courbet
French, 1819–1877

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Prints and Drawings

Artist

Gustave Courbet

Title

The Woodcutters

Place

France (Artist's nationality)

Date

Made 1860

Medium

Charcoal and black chalk, with stumping, scraping, and erasing, on buff wove paper, altered to tan

Inscriptions

Signed recto, lower right, in pen and brown ink: "G. Courbet"; inscribed recto, along bottom in graphite: "Aus Sammlung / Dr. Hermann Eißler, Wien / Hugo Helbing, München 18.II.930 / durch Otto Nathan [?] 18. II. 930 / Ludwigs Galerie / Gustave Courbet (1819–77) / Die Holzfäller / Kohle / voll bez.; lower right, in graphite: 4 / 1500. / +20%"

Dimensions

57.7 × 46.1 cm (22 3/4 × 18 3/16 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Dorothy Braude Edinburg to the Harry B. and Bessie K. Braude Memorial Collection

Reference Number

2012.76

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