Scottish Landscape

A work made of black crayon and brush and brown and gray wash, with touches of pen and black ink, on cream laid paper, laid down on cream board.
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  • A work made of black crayon and brush and brown and gray wash, with touches of pen and black ink, on cream laid paper, laid down on cream board.

Date:

1873

Artist:

Gustave Doré
French, 1832-1883

About this artwork

Doré visited Scotland in April, 1873, with plans to enjoy salmon fishing, but after several tries he abandoned fishing and preferred to occupy himself with his sketchbook. He drew landscapes of the Highlands, Aberdeenshire, Braemer, Balmoral, and Ballater, and in his travels experimented for the first time with the exclusive use of watercolor.

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Artist

Gustave Doré

Title

Scottish Landscape

Origin

France

Date

1873

Medium

Black crayon and brush and brown and gray wash, with touches of pen and black ink, on cream laid paper, laid down on cream board

Dimensions

281 × 440 mm

Credit Line

Everett D. Graff Fund

Reference Number

1970.593

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