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Marl is a crumbly mixture of clays, calcium, and magnesium carbonates, often used as fertilizer for lime-deficient soils.

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  • Title: The Marl Pit at Mulcent: Evening
  • Creator: Antoine Chintreuil (French, 1814-1873)
  • Date Created: after 1857
  • Physical Dimensions: Framed: 64.2 x 115.8 x 7.7 cm (25 1/4 x 45 9/16 x 3 1/16 in.); Unframed: 47.6 x 99.2 cm (18 3/4 x 39 1/16 in.)
  • Provenance: Painter Charles François Daubigny by 1874. His collection sale, Paris, Drouot, 14 April 1891 (lot 49), Paysage; soleil couchant, peinture sur papier marouflé sur toile, 48 x 100 cm. Galerie Berne Bellecour, Paris 1893. E. Martinet by 1894. Martinet collection sale, Paris, Drouot, 27 February 1896 (lot 51), La marnière de Mulcent; effet du soir. Dr. Salathé-Dietz. Paris sale, Drouot, 14 December 1976 (lot 76), Paysage: soleil couchant, 48 x 100 cm. Galerie Delestre, Paris. Mr. and Mrs. Noah L. Butkin, Cleveland. Bequeathed to the CMA in 1980.
  • Type: Painting
  • Rights: CC0
  • External Link: https://clevelandart.org/art/1980.245
  • Medium: oil on paper, mounted to cardboard, mounted to plywood
  • Inscriptions: Signed lower left: Chintreuil
  • Department: Modern European Painting and Sculpture
  • Culture: France, 19th century
  • Credit Line: Bequest of Noah L. Butkin
  • Collection: Mod Euro - Painting 1800-1960
  • Accession Number: 1980.245

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