Pierre Étienne Théodore Rousseau (1812-1867)

Oaks Among Boulders Barbizon, 1861 Etching Plate: 13.4 x 21 cm; paper: 30 x 40 cm; mount: 40.5 x 55.6 cm  This etching was made from Rousseau’s painting La Chene de Roches and published in the Gazette des Beaux-Arts. Rousseau depicts the heart of the forest untouched by human intervention. Rousseau’s desire to represent nature … Read more

Charles-François Daubigny (1817 – 1878)

A Seascape Brittany, possibly 1867 Oil on canvas 84 x 146.5 cm This seascape probably dates from one of the artist’s trips to the rocky coast of Brittany.  Even such large canvases as this were painted on the spot by Daubigny.  The artist uses a range of techniques to capture the different textures of sky … Read more