Nov 13, 2012

Plant Study

Plant Study

1857

Eugene Bléry

(French, 1805–1886)

Graphite

Support: Cream(3) wove paper

Sheet: 41.7 x 30.6 cm (16 7/16 x 12 1/16 in.)

John L. Severance Fund 1988.148

Location

Description

In addition to his landscapes, Bléry also produced closely focused botanical studies gracefully composed with an acute realization of species. Although he did not work alongside the artists of the Barbizon school, Bléry’s plant portraits are related to the aesthetic of Barbizon naturalism.

See also
Collection: 
DR - French
Department: 
Drawings
Type of artwork: 
Drawing
Medium: 
Graphite

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