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Alpine Landscape

Alexandre Calame (Swiss, Vevey 1810–1864 Menton)

Medium:
Oil on paper, laid down on canvas
Dimensions:
17 3/4 x 12 in. (45.1 x 30.5 cm)
Classification:
Paintings
Credit Line:
Thaw Collection, Jointly Owned by The Metropolitan Museum of Art and The Morgan Library & Museum, Gift of Eugene V. Thaw, 2009
Accession Number:
2009.400.13
  • Exhibition History

    New York. Morgan Library & Museum. "Studying Nature: Oil sketches from the Thaw Collection," January 23–August 30, 2009, unnum. checklist (as "Alpine Landscape").

  • References

    Esther Bell. "Catalogue Raisonné of the Thaw Collection." Studying Nature: Oil Sketches from the Thaw Collection. New York, 2011, p. 106, no. 13, ill. (color), calls it "Alpine Landscape".

    Ann Hoenigswald. "Manipulating Paint: The Shorthand of Plein-Air Technique." Studying Nature: Oil Sketches from the Thaw Collection. New York, 2011, pp. 18–19, fig. 18 (color detail), describes the ways in which the artist "introduced a gamut of tones without a complex palette".



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