Dawn—Hunter with Dog

Dawn—Hunter with Dog

1882

Henri Joseph Harpignies

(French, 1819-1916)

Watercolor

Watermarks: Letters (illegible through mount)

Support: Beige wove paper, laid down on cardboard

Sheet: 37.6 x 53.5 cm (14 13/16 x 21 1/16 in.)

Bequest of Muriel Butkin 2008.391

Location

Did you know?

The figure seen in this drawing was typical of Henri Harpignies's watercolors, which often featured hunters, fishermen, hikers, and sometimes artists.

Description

Created at the height of Henri Harpignies's career, this large watercolor landscape features the artist's characteristic gray-green palette. Harpignies developed the composition using overlapping planes unified by a meandering stream or road. It is impossible to identify the exact setting of the image, which instead was likely meant as a souvenir of the French countryside Harpignies knew well and represented often.

See also
Collection: 
Drawings
Department: 
Drawings
Type of artwork: 
Drawing
Medium: 
Watercolor

Contact us

The information about this object, including provenance information, is based on historic information and may not be currently accurate or complete. Research on objects is an ongoing process, but the information about this object may not reflect the most current information available to CMA. If you notice a mistake or have additional information about this object, please email collectionsdata@clevelandart.org.

To request more information about this object, study images, or bibliography, contact the Ingalls Library Reference Desk.

Is something not working on this page? Please email help.website@clevelandart.org.

Request a digital file from Image Services that is not available through CC0, a detail image, or any image with a color bar. If you have questions about requesting an image, please email imageservices@clevelandart.org.