The West Front, Rouen Cathedral

Joseph Pennell American

Not on view

Pennell, a Philadelphia-born Quaker, spent the first two decades of his career abroad, living primarily in London, where he became a close associate of Whistler. Here, he represents the main facade of Rouen's medieval cathedral, in northern France, a scaffolding erected at one end and figures walking on the plaza,. The artist printed about ninety proofs.

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