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View of Pont-en-Royans

  • Description

    The foreground river and dark hillsides of this drawing resonate in several of Xu Bing’s drawings of Hebei province (see LI2007.21). Two works by Leon Augustin Lhermitte were exhibited in Beijing in 1978 at the National Gallery of China.

  • Details

    Associated place
    Europe France (Pont-en-Royans) (place of creation)
    Europe France (Pont-en-Royans) (subject)
    1875 - 1925
    Léon-Augustin Lhermitte (1844 - 1925) (artist)
    Material and technique
    charcoal with erasures on paper; black chalk inscription
    sheet 27.4 x 46.7 cm (height x width)
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    Presented by Charles Emanuel, 1952.
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  • Further reading

    Oxford: Ashmolean Museum, 28 February-19 May 2013, Xu Bing Landscape/Landscript: Nature as Language in the Art of Xu Bing, Shelagh Vainker, ed. (Oxford: Ashmolean Museum, 2013), no. 24 on p. 59, pp. 16, 155, illus. p. 59 fig. 24

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