Mar 8, 2016
Dec 16, 2008

Vase Plate No. 2

Vase Plate No. 2


François Houtin

(French, 1950-)


Support: Wove paper

Sheet: 50.5 x 65.2 cm (19 7/8 x 25 11/16 in.); Platemark: 36.7 x 59.4 cm (14 7/16 x 23 3/8 in.)

Gift of John Bonebrake 2008.207

Catalogue raisonné: Arnstrong & Broutta 261

Edition: 80



Houtin trained as a landscape architect but soon realized that he was more interested in conceiving imaginary gardens than actual ones. Knowledgeable about the Italian, French, and English botanical traditions, he created fantastic hybrids; wild, yet organized, his prints overflow with extravagant constructions and vegetation.

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PR - Drypoint
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