Adolphe Appian (1819-1898)

Adolphe Appian
Marais de la Burbanche (Ain)

signed in the plate, l.l., A. Appian sc., and in the plate "Appian 1868" u.l.
imp. Delatre, Paris, plate, l.r.
titled l.c., plate
published by Cadart & Luce, Editeurs Rue Nve Mathurns 58
edition unknown
wove paper
condition: slight soiling in margins, bookbinding glue in top margin, verso. Never framed.
5 3/4 x 8 1/2 inches (plate)
12 3/8 x 17 3/4 inches (sheet)


Appian, who had a major influence on the Impressionists who followed him, was a native of Lyon. He was a celebrated landscapist who became as well known for his etchings as for his paintings. His inspiration was the Barbizon school of artists, and he reportedly studied under Corot and Daubigny.