At the Zoo (Au Jardin d'Acclimatation)
11 7/8 x 16 3/4 in. (30.2 x 42.5 cm)
Félix Henri Bracquemond
(1833 - 1914)
Medium and Support:
Marion Stratton Gould Fund
Location: Not currently on view
Bracquemond participated in the first Impressionist exhibition in 1874, and was closely associated with Impressionist artists like Degas and Pissarro through his active participation in the Society of Painter-Engravers. He helped establish the technique of etching as an artistic medium in the latter half of the 19th century.
Bracquemond’s subject matter included scenes of modern life and leisure; he was particularly gifted in his use of etching to create images of light, shade, movement, and atmosphere, all of which were important to the Impressionist movement.
[Label copy from Monet: Vision and Process exhibition, 2018]