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Manuel Robbe Le Chemin Creux 1902 (Closed Path) Signed - Etching, with Aquatint

Manuel Robbe
Le Chemin Creux 1902
(Closed Path)
Print – etching, with Aquatint
Paper Size 17″ x 24″ inches
Image Size 14.5″ x 19.5″ inches
Edition about 30: Signed in pencil
Published by Sagot
Catalogue Reference: Merrill Chase 18

Manuel Robbe (1872-1936) lived in Paris all his life, creating images that echoed the polished splendour of the Belle Epoque. He exhibited often at the Salons, first at the Societe des Artistes Francais (winning a gold medal at the Exposition Universelle of 1900) and after 1905 at the Societe Nationale des Beaux-Arts. A master of colour aquatint, his work in this medium is characterised by stylish figures in settings with large areas of black or grey punctuated by splashes of shimmering pastels. As the turn of the century critic Gabriel Moury noted, Robbe’s favourite subject was the “modern woman:” her costumes and activities and the visual elegance of her world.

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Manuel Robbe Le Chemin Creux 1902 (Closed Path) Signed – Etching, with Aquatint

Manuel Robbe Le Chemin Creux 1902 (Closed Path) Print - etching, with Aquatint Paper Size 17" x 24" inches Image Size 14.5" x 19.5" inches Edition about 30: Signed in pencil Published by Sagot Catalogue Reference: Merrill Chase 18 Manuel Robbe (1872-1936) lived in Paris all his life, creating images that echoed the polished splendour of the Belle Epoque. He exhibited often at the Salons, first at the Societe des Artistes Francais (winning a gold medal at the Exposition Universelle of 1900) and after 1905 at the Societe Nationale des Beaux-Arts. A master of colour aquatint, his work in this medium is characterised by stylish figures in settings with large areas of black or grey punctuated by splashes of shimmering pastels. As the turn of the century critic Gabriel Moury noted, Robbe's favourite subject was the "modern woman:" her costumes and activities and the visual elegance of her world.

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