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Rade de Bordeaux

Accession Number
2012/2.194

Title
Rade de Bordeaux

Artist(s)
Maxime Lalanne

Object Creation Date
1868

Medium & Support
etching on laid paper

Dimensions
6 1/2 in x 9 1/2 in (16.51 cm x 24.13 cm)

Credit Line
Gift of Professor Walter M. and Nesta R. Spink

Subject matter
A wintery scene of a harbor in Bordeaux.

Physical Description
This black and white etching depicts a winter scene along a harbor. A line of many boats with high masts separates the water from the land at a diagonal from the lower right corner up to the center of the horizon line. On the left side of the horizon line there is a row of tall buildings. On the left and center in the mid-ground are crowds of figures and horse-drawn carriages along the snowy shore. The upper two-thirds of the composition are devoted to the lightly crosshatched sky.

Primary Object Classification
Print

Primary Object Type
black and white print

Additional Object Classification(s)
Print

Collection Area
Western

Rights
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Keywords
boats
harbors
winter

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