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St Germain-en-Laye, France 1859 – Hennequeville, France 1936

No title (Breton girl leaning against a tree) c1912 Title Notes: The title in French in the original inventory of the Lehr exhibition has ' Petite Bretonne s'appuyant a l'arbre'.
Place made: France
Creation Notes: Demachy began making oil prints in 1906 and stopped work in photography in 1914. Transfer printing appeared in the Paris salons in 1912. Demachy made studies in the provinces but it is not known when he visited Brittany.
Materials & Technique: photographs, oil-based ink; paper oil transfer print Support: paper

Primary Insc: Signed, verso, u.r., pen & ink, "Frederic Demachy"
Dimensions: printed image 25.6 h x 19.4 w cm sheet 32.6 h x 25.4 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1988
Accession No: NGA 88.2236
Subject: Art style: Pictorialism