Description & Technical information

A late work by the artist, this large sheet was drawn in 1908. Poplars appear occasionally in Lepère’s graphic oeuvre, notably in two well-known etchings; Rideau de peupliers (Vendée) of 1911 and La ferme aux peupliers de Hollande of 1914.

Date:  1908
Period:  20th century
Origin:  Hollande
Medium: Charcoal, watercolour and gouache on board.
Signature: Signed and dated A. Lepère 08 at the lower left.
Inscribed Peupliers de Hollande sous bois in pencil on the reverse of the backing board.
A French frame-maker’s label on the reverse of the backing board.

Dimensions: 45.4 x 32 cm (17⁷/₈ x 12⁵/₈ inches)
Categories: Paintings, Drawings & Prints