Nelly Carriere (Tete de femme)
Eugène Carrière turned to artistic lithography in the late 1880s, developing an unusual and sophisticated technique that involved covering the stone with a lithographic ink that he scratched away with sandpaper to create the dreamlike, smoky atmosphere that also characterized his paintings. This haunting print depicts Carrière’s third daughter.
Lithograph, printed chine colle
image: 18 1/4 x 14 1/8 in. (46.4 x 35.9 cm)
sheet: 23 9/16 × 16 7/8 in. (59.8 × 42.9 cm) (show scale)
Signed "Eugène Carrière" lower right margin in pencil
Embossed stamp, recto, "L'Estampe originale"
Charles Stewart Smith Memorial Fund
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Eugène Carrière (French, 1849-1906). Nelly Carriere (Tete de femme), 1895. Lithograph, printed chine colle, image: 18 1/4 x 14 1/8 in. (46.4 x 35.9 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Stewart Smith Memorial Fund, 38.416 (Photo: , 38.416_PS9.jpg)
overall, 38.416_PS9.jpg., 2019
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