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Félix Buhot (1847-98)

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A French printmaker who was very good at conveying moist atmospheres. This scene of cabs waiting on the Quai de l'Hotel Dieu in Paris is quite masterly in its way; the effect is achieved through a combination of etching and drypoint, which creates that slightly fuzzy effect. More on him here:
http://www.nga.gov/cgi-bin/tbio?tperson=2408&type=a


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A painting of a fiacre.

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The corresponding print.

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A rainy and windy jetty.

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An elaborated version of the same.

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A downpour in Paris.
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