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The Port of Honfleur

A work made of watercolor, with traces and black chalk, on cream wove paper.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of watercolor, with traces and black chalk, on cream wove paper.


September 14, 1864


Jean Barthold Jongkind
Dutch, 1819–1891

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Johan Barthold Jongkind


The Port of Honfleur


Netherlands (Artist's nationality:)

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Made 1864


Watercolor, with traces and black chalk, on cream wove paper


Inscribed recto, lower center, in graphite: "Honfleur 14 Sept. 1864"; lower right, in pen and brown ink: "Jongkind"


19.8 × 27.3 cm (7 13/16 × 10 3/4 in.)

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

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