Artist Charles François Daubigny, French, 1817-1878
Printer Auguste Delâtre, French, 1872-1907
Publisher Gazette des Beaux-Arts
Title
  • Soleil couchant
  • Setting Sun (translated title)
Date 1859
Medium etching printed in black ink on chine-collé
Dimensions Sheet: 6 3/4 × 10 3/8 inches (17.1 × 26.4 cm)
Chine: 6 1/8 × 8 3/4 inches (15.6 × 22.2 cm)
Credit Line City of Detroit Purchase
Accession Number 21.42
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Signed Signed and dated, in plate, below image, lower left: Daubigny, 1859.
Inscriptions Inscribed, in plate, center lower margin: Soleil couchant
Inscribed, lower left edge: GAZETTE DES BEAUX-ARTS
Inscribed, center lower edge: (Salon de 1859.)
Inscribed, lower right edge: IMPR DELATRE PARIS
1921-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Melot, Michel. Graphic Art of the Pre-Impressionists. New York, 1978, p. 279.