The Chapel Saint-Michel at l'Estre

1881
(French, 1847–1898)
Support: Cream (2) laid paper
Sheet: 23.2 x 33.3 cm (9 1/8 x 13 1/8 in.); Platemark: 14 x 27.3 cm (5 1/2 x 10 3/4 in.)
Catalogue raisonné: Bourcard 152
State: IV/IV
Impression: artist's proof
Location: not on view
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After inking the plate, instead of wiping all of the excess ink off of the surface, Buhot purposely left a thin layer of ink on the sky and water, creating an effect of atmosphere and mist.
The Chapel Saint-Michel at l'Estre

The Chapel Saint-Michel at l'Estre

1881

Félix Hilaire Buhot

(French, 1847–1898)
France, 19th century

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