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

Inscriptions

In graphite, in the margins: various numerical notations

Dimensions

302 × 465 mm

Credit Line

Restricted gift of the Jentes Family Foundation

Reference Number

2011.420

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