Study for Paris Street; Rainy Day

A work made of graphite, with touches of erasing and touches of charcoal, on tan, moderately thick, moderately textured handmade laid paper.
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  • A work made of graphite, with touches of erasing and touches of charcoal, on tan, moderately thick, moderately textured handmade laid paper.

Date:

1877

Artist:

Gustave Caillebotte
French, 1848-1894

About this artwork

This preparatory drawing seems to have been freely sketched on the spot before being laid out in the studio with a straightedge and compass to regularize the perspective lines.

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Artist

Gustave Caillebotte

Title

Study for Paris Street; Rainy Day

Origin

France

Date

1877

Medium

Graphite, with touches of erasing and touches of charcoal, on tan, moderately thick, moderately textured handmade laid paper

Dimensions

302 × 465 mm

Credit Line

Restricted gift of the Jentes Family Foundation

Reference Number

2011.420

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