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Study for Amiens
  • Auguste Louis Lepère
    1849–1918
    born: Paris, France ; died: Domme, France
  • Study for Amiens, circa 1907
  • Where object was made: France
  • pencil, ink wash on paper
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 16.2 x 24 cm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 6 3/8 x 9 7/16 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 16.2 x 24.6 cm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 6 3/8 x 9 5/8 in
    Mat Dimensions: 14 x 19 in
  • Gift from the John and Ann Talleur Collection
  • Not on display
  • 2001.0147
Description
Exhibitions

Cityscape with a figure walking at bottom center. There are houses along a street in the foreground with pointed roofs. One of the houses has smoke coming out of the chimney. There is a street which recedes into the distance in the center. In the top left quadrant there is a gothic cathedral (Amiens) in a lighter gray.