The Color of Nature: Recent Acquisitons of Landscape Watercolors


Louis Ducros, Swiss, 1748–1810, The Waterfalls at Tivoli, c. 1790, watercolor with gouache and gum arabic and touches of pen and ink over graphite, on laid paper, Rudolf and Lore Heinemann Fund, 2002

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Franz Kaisermann, Swiss, 1765–1833, The Grand Waterfalls at Terni, 1790s, watercolor and gouache over graphite, Purchased as the Gift of Alexander M. and Judith W. Laughlin, 2011

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Jakob Alt, German, 1789–1872, A Seated Man Contemplating a Sunlit Mountain Valley, c. 1825, watercolor over graphite on wove paper, Purchased as the Gift of Joan and David Maxwell, 2012

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William Turner of Oxford, British, 1789–1862, Dawn in the Valleys of Devon, 1832, watercolor with scratching out and gum arabic, Florian Carr Fund, 2014

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Jean Achille Benouville, French, 1815–1891, Sunset from a Rocky Coastline, 1842, watercolor and gouache with pen and brown ink over graphite on blue-gray wove paper, Purchased as the Gift of Helen Porter and James T. Dyke, 2011

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Félix Ziem, French, 1821–1911, Tuna Fishing at Sunrise off the Coast near Marseilles, 1860s, watercolor with pen and brown ink and touches of gum arabic over graphite, on wove paper, Purchased as the Gift of Joan and David Maxwell, 2013

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James Jackson Curnock, British, 1839–1891, Trees over the River Frome at Stapleton, 1862, watercolor and gouache over traces of graphite on wove paper, Ailsa Mellon Bruce Fund, 2014

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Carl Wagner, German, 1796–1867, The Castle of Bürglen with the Alps Beyond, 1862, watercolor and black chalk on wove paper, Purchased as the Gift of Alexander M. and Judith W. Laughlin, 2011

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Anton von Werner, German, 1843–1915, The Artist's Wife and Daughters in a Park at Heringsdorf, 1877, watercolor and gouache over graphite on cardboard, Purchased as the Gift of Alexander M. and Judith W. Laughlin, 2007

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Jules-Ferdinand Jacquemart, French, 1837–1880, Sun-Drenched Hills near Menton, 1880, watercolor with scratching out over traces of graphite on wove paper, Purchased as the Gift of Diane Allen Nixon, 2006

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François-Auguste Ravier, French, 1814–1895, Sunset over a Pond, c. 1880, watercolor with touches of gouache on pale gray paper, Purchased as a Gift in Memory of Melvin R. Seiden, 2013

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Henri-Joseph Harpignies, French, 1819–1916, Evening Light on a Wooded Lakeside with Cattle Drinking, 1882, watercolor with touches of white gouache over traces of charcoal on laid paper, Purchased as the Gift of Andrea Woodner, 2006

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François-Louis Français, French, 1814–1897, A Stream through a Dense Forest, 1884, watercolor and gouache with pen and gray and black ink, Purchased as a Gift in Memory of Melvin R. Seiden, 2013

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Jean-Baptiste Édouard Detaille, French, 1848–1912, Soldier on Horseback, 1885, watercolor and gouache on wove paper, Purchased as the Gift of Alexander M. and Judith W. Laughlin, 2012

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Franz Skarbina, German, 1849–1910, A Promenade in the Park at Sanssouci, 1885, watercolor and gouache over graphite on wove paper, Purchased as the Gift of Alexander M. and Judith W. Laughlin, 2008

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