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Birches and Oaks

A work made of etching on ivory china paper, laid down on ivory wove paper.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of etching on ivory china paper, laid down on ivory wove paper.


1848, printed 1849


Henri Joseph Harpignies
French, 1819-1916

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Henri Joseph Harpignies


Birches and Oaks


France (Artist's nationality:)

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Etching on ivory China paper, laid down on ivory wove paper


Plate: 17.8 × 11.7 cm (7 1/16 × 4 5/8 in.); Primary support: 18.6 × 12.5 cm (7 3/8 × 4 15/16 in.); Secondary support: 30.2 × 22.3 cm (11 15/16 × 8 13/16 in.)

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Gift of Mrs. Albert and Miss Alice Roullier

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