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Introduction
Biography of
Félix-Hilaire Buhot
Buhot’s Experimental Techniques
Landing in England
state iii/v
state iv/v
state v/v
A Pier in England
state i/viii
state ii/viii
state vii/viii
The Passage
state i/iv
state iii/iv
state iii/iv
Glossary
Exhibition Information
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The Passage
(state iii/iv)

Even though the main subject and the margin illustrations were executed on the same plate, Buhot printed them in two different colored inks. Buhot frequently inked his plates in this manner.

The Passage, 1879–1885
etching, drypoint, roulette, aquatint, soft-ground etching on heavy wove paper, state iii/iv
National Gallery of Art, Washington, Promised Gift of Ruth Cole Kainen

 

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