Roseaux et sarcelles (Reeds and Teals)

The nineteenth-century etching revival owes much to Félix Bracquemond. In prior generations, etching had become a tool used primarily for reproductive purposes. Bracquemond wanted to see a return to the “peintre-graveur,” that is, artists using prints once again as a creative medium. He encouraged fellow artists such as Corot, Daubigny, Buhot, and Gavarni to etch […]

Roseaux et Sarcelles (Reeds and Teals)

The nineteenth-century etching revival owes much to Félix Bracquemond. In prior generations, etching had become a tool used primarily for reproductive purposes. Bracquemond wanted to see a return to the “peintre-graveur,” that is, artists using prints once again as a creative medium. He encouraged fellow artists such as Corot, Daubigny, Buhot, and Gavarni to etch […]