John La Farge: Nocturne Small Boxed Cards
Ten 3½ x 5 in. blank notecards with envelopes in an acetate-topped box
John La Farge (American, 1835–1910)
Nocturne (detail), c. 1885
At the forefront of the late nineteenth century’s American watercolor movement, John La Farge was a master of the medium. The affluent artist traveled widely and often incorporated elements of various cultures into his artwork. The floral still life Nocturne reflects a Japanese aesthetic in its composition and coloring.