The Stream

Le cours d'eau

1880
Rodolphe Bresdin (French, 1822–1885)


Catalogue Raisonné

Van Gelder 144; Préaud 108

Dimensions

Platemark: 13.5 x 21 cm (5 5/16 x 8 1/4 in.) Sheet: 30.5 x 43 cm (12 x 16 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

2009.2224

Medium or Technique

Etching on off-white chine appliqué

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

Recto, in graphite, l.l: "R. Bresdin" [not by artist]; in graphite, below: VG 144 Le Cours d'Eau (Bouv. 37) (eau-forte) VG 144 [not by artist]

Signed

In plate, lower left: "RoDolphe BresDiN 1880 fecit"

Provenance

Alfred Beurdeley (1847-1919, Lugt 421); Beurdeley estate print sales (1920-21); by 1989, Paul Prouté, Paris, cat. "Fragonard" (1989); to Samuel Josefowitz (Lausanne, Switzerland & Whitchurch-on-Thames, England); to R. M. Light & Co. (Santa Barbara, CA); 2009, sold by R. M. Light & Co. to the MFA. (Accession Date: March 25, 2009)

Credit Line

Katherine E. Bullard Fund in memory of Francis Bullard