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Le Bateau Atelier (The Studio Boat)
  • Charles François Daubigny
    born: Paris, France ; died: Paris, France
  • Le Bateau Atelier (The Studio Boat), 1861
  • Where object was made: France
  • etching
  • Paper Type: laid
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 102 x 133 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 4 x 5 1/4 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 150 x 242 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 5 7/8 x 9 1/2 in
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • Museum purchase: Letha Churchill Walker Memorial Art Fund
  • Not on display
  • 1985.0206
Label Text

A strongly perspectival central view of an artist's studio (Daubigny's studio boat) with the artist at work seen in profile against a window from which light floods in. Canvases, tools, cooking utensils, cloths, and two fish may be made out in the dark interior.