Aug 6, 2013
Aug 6, 2013

The Marl Pit at Mulcent: Evening

The Marl Pit at Mulcent: Evening

after 1857

Antoine Chintreuil

(French, 1814-1873)

Oil on paper, mounted to cardboard, mounted to plywood

Framed: 64.2 x 115.8 x 7.7 cm (25 1/4 x 45 9/16 x 3 1/16 in.); Unframed: 47.6 x 99.2 cm (18 3/4 x 39 1/16 in.)

Bequest of Noah L. Butkin 1980.245



Marl is a crumbly mixture of clays, calcium, and magnesium carbonates, often used as fertilizer for lime-deficient soils.

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