Convalescent, Mme Lepère

Auguste-Louis Lepère French

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Lepère here portrays his convalescent wife seated on an armchair by the seaside at sunset. Inspired by Japanese methods, the artist used water-based inks for this print, resulting in overall soft tones. Along with Henri Rivière, Lepère advocated for the revival of artistic woodcuts in France in the late nineteenth century.

Convalescent, Mme Lepère, Auguste-Louis Lepère (French, Paris 1849–1918 Domme), Color woodcut from four blocks; second state of two

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