Maxime Lalanne

(France 1827 – 1886)

Beuzeval

Location
Not on display
Further information

LALANNE was a prolific printmaker and a champion of the art of etching. He was an exhibiting member of the ‘Societe des aquafortistes’ from 1862 to 1865, as well as the author of an influential manual on etching, first published in 1866. He also regularly exhibited etchings and charcoal drawings at the Salon until 1880. His many landscape etchings were mainly drawn directly on the copper plate outdoors. He engraved the beauty spots of Paris, Bordeaux, Switzerland and areas throughout France, as well as a series on the Siege of Paris 1870-71

Media
Print
Medium
etching
Dimensions
15.9 x 23.8 cm platemark; 24.2 x 36.7 cm sheet
Signature & date

Signed l.r., incised plate "Lalanne". Not dated.

Credit
Gift of Hendrik Kolenberg 2013. Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program.
Accession number
140.2013
Provenance
Hendrik Kolenberg, Sydney/New South Wales/Australia, Gift of Hendrik Kolenberg 2013. Purchased by Kolenberg in Paris 1973