La Haut d'un Battant de Porte (The Top of a Swinging Door)

Félix Bracquemond, French, 1833 - 1914


1852; published 1865

Etching on ivory laid paper

Image: 10 15/16 × 15 1/16 in. (27.8 × 38.2 cm)

Sheet: 14 7/16 × 22 1/4 in. (36.7 × 56.5 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Purchased through the Jean and Adolph Weil Jr. 1935 Fund



Auguste Delâtre, Paris


Cadart et Luquet, Paris


Place Made: France, Europe


19th century

Object Name


Research Area


Not on view


Signed and dated, in plate, lower left: Bracquemond / ipf & fec [underscored] / 1865; signed, in plate, lower right margin: Bracquemond sculp.; titled, in plate, lower center margin: LE HAUT D'UN BATTANT DE PORTE; inscribed, in plate, lower center: Sci, tu vois tristement pendre / Oiseaux pillards et Convoiteux.... / A [illegible] pareits c'est pour apprendre / Que Voler et voter - - sont deux; inscribed, in plate, lower right margin: Imp. Delatre, Rue St. [t is superscript] Jacques, 3o3, Paris; inscribed, in print, lower center margin: Paria Publie par CADART & LUQUET, Editeurs, 79, Rue Richeliu; blindstamp, lower center margin: CADART & LIQUET / EDITEURS / 79 R. RICHELIEU [in oval]; watermark, right: AQUA-FORTISTES; inscribed, in graphite, on mat, lower center: Felix Bracquemond 1883-1914 / Le Haut d' un battant de porte [1852] / Beraldi 100; Bouillon I viii/x, from the edition published by Cadat / Watermark: Aqua-fortistes; inscribed, on mat, lower right: $1,800


Carolyn Bullard Fine Prints and Drawings; sold to present collection, 2007.

Catalogue Raisonne

Beraldi 110; Bouillon 1 viii/x, from the edition published by cardart in 1865

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