Près de la Caverne, Terrain Brûlé

Eugène Cuvelier French

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An atypical work for the naturalistically inclined Cuvelier, this highly Romantic image of two people sitting below the skeletons of burned pine trees and looking into the featureless distance like the contemplative figures in the paintings of Caspar David Friedrich, was no doubt a response to the startling sight of the charred landscape.

Près de la Caverne, Terrain Brûlé, Eugène Cuvelier (French, 1837–1900), Salted paper print from paper negative

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