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Title:: The West Front, Rouen Cathedral Year:: 1907
Artist: Pennell, Joseph After:  
Medium: etching Provenance:
Period: American 20th Century School/Style:
Catalogs: Wuerth 470 only state;
Price: $500.00
Description: Brilliant impression in dark brown ink with varied plate tone on old laid paper with full margins, signed in pencil. The view shows the cathedral front with scaffolding during reconstruction work, with strong contrasts of light and dark. The shadowed figures in the foreground are poeticaly smudged, contrasting nicely with the detail of the architecture and scaffold.