The Marl Pit at Mulcent: Evening

Oil on paper, mounted to cardboard, mounted to plywood | 47.6 x 99.2cm | after 1857

Antoine Chintreuil

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

Credit: Bequest of Noah L. Butkin
Object: 1980.245

Image and text courtesy of The Cleveland Museum of Art, 2022
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