- Museum number
Object: À Barbizon (At Barbizon)
Object: A Farm Yard at Barbizon
A farmyard framed by a gateway in shadow; two chickens in the foreground.
- Production date
- 1875 (about)
Height: 211 millimetres (Plate mark measurement)
Height: 345 millimetres (Sheet measurement)
Width: 143 millimetres (Plate mark measurement)
Width: 270 millimetres (Sheet measurement)
- Curator's comments
- Sold under the title: 'A Farmyard at Barbizon.'
- Not on display
- Associated titles
Associated Title: L'Artiste
- Acquisition date
- Acquisition notes
- John Christian purchased the print from the William Weston Gallery.
It was acquired by The British Museum in a card mount with a label bearing the William Weston Gallery's logo which provides the following information:
"Charles Emile Jacque 1813-1894
A Farm Yard. At Barbizon.
Original etching in black ink c.1875. Signed in the plate.
As published by L'Artiste, with the printed title: A Barbison [sic]. Not recorded in the Guiffrey catalogue (1870).
Very fine very strong and contrasty impression. On pale cream chine appliqué on an off-white wove backing sheet.
With narraow margins outside the wide plate margins.
Generally very fine condition; very slight time soil at the outer sheet edges. Sheet 13 1/2 x 10 5/8 ins. Image: 8 1/4 x 4 5/8 ins (209 x 142mm). 8349/1."
John Christian retained the invoice No: 8822 dated 17.03.89 which provides the same information.
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