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Felix Bracquemond


A portrait etching of Felix Bracquemond by Edouard Manet (1832 - 1883) that was completed in 1865.   This posthumous printing appeared as a frontispiece in "Manet-Gravure et Lithographie" by Moreau Nelston, Paris, 1906.  Felix Bracquemond (1833 - 1914) was a French artist known mostly for his Art Nouveau engravings, and he was also a painter.  He was one of the first western artist's to discover the importance of Japanese woodblock printmaking.  Bracquemond taught Manet etching and lithography.

Artist: Edouard Manet (1832 - 1883)

Title: Felix Bracquemond

Medium: Etching on paper

Dates: 1865

Dimensions: Plate: 6.7" x 4.33"; Sheet: 13" H x 10" W

Culture: French

Accession Number: A1958.8.6

Credit: Gift of Dr. Emanuel Klein

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