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Soleil couchant, 1859

  • Charles François Daubigny, French, 1817-1878
  • Auguste Delâtre, French, 1872-1907
  • Gazette des Beaux-Arts

Etching printed in black ink on chine-collé

  • Sheet: 6 3/4 × 10 3/8 inches (17.1 × 26.4 cm) Chine: 6 1/8 × 8 3/4 inches (15.6 × 22.2 cm)

City of Detroit Purchase

21.42

Signed and dated, in plate, below image, lower left: Daubigny, 1859.

Inscribed, in plate, center lower margin: Soleil couchant Inscribed, lower left edge: GAZETTE DES BEAUX-ARTS Inscribed, center lower edge: (Salon de 1859.) Inscribed, lower right edge: IMPR DELATRE PARIS

1921-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Melot, Michel. Graphic Art of the Pre-Impressionists. New York, 1978, p. 279.

Charles François Daubigny, Soleil couchant, 1859, etching printed in black ink on chine-collé. Detroit Institute of Arts, City of Detroit Purchase, 21.42.