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This is an original 1913 black and white collotype of an impressionist painting by Homer Dodge Martin that depicted the historic Criqueboeuf Church in Normandy, France, Europe.
This 99+ year old Item is rated Very Fine ++. Moderate aging throughout. Light creasing.
Period Paper is pleased to offer a lovely collection of collotypes of paintings by the impressionist painter, Martin Dodge Homer, including many landscapes in the Adirondacks as well as pastoral scenes in the French countryside. This rare collection is printed on Dutch handmade paper and was limited to 300 copies.
This piece was illustrated by Martin, Homer Dodge. Artist signature in print - bottom right of image.
Homer Dodge Martin
Martin, Homer D. (October 28, 1836-February 12, 1897) was an American artist known primarily for his landscape paintings. He was born in New York where he studied at the Hudson River School before marrying. He spent his summers in the Adirondacks, Catskills and White Mountains painting the scenery. During a trip to Europe he experienced the art of the Impressionist movement, which later translated into his own work upon his return. Later in life, nearly blind, he moved to St. Paul, Minnesota. There he painted one of his best pieces of the Adirondacks from memory before passing away.