Le Peintre de marine –The Seascape Painter

Buhot_LePeintredeMarine (2)


Félix Buhot

1847 Valogne – Paris 1898

Le Peintre de marine –The Seascape Painter, c. 1879

etching on laid paper; 129 x 207 mm (5 1/8 x 8 2/8 inches)

with the artist’s stamp (Lugt 977) in the lower margin of the plate below the image


Bourcard/Goodfriend 146 third state (of four)



possibly Henrietta Buhot (there are two pencil inscriptions on the recto and verso: coll. HB)

private collection, France;

its sale, Paul Renaud, Paris, October 25, 1985, lot 55 (a detail of this print illustrated on the cover of the catalogue; the impressions in this collection of prints by Buhot were all stamped on the verso with a triangular blue stamp with the letters fb; not in Lugt)

A superb, rich impressions of this rare print; on a pristinely preserved sheet with wide margins (deckled edges at right and below).