Tag: cliff

Le Triomphe de Silène (c.1636)

Poussin, Nicolas (1594-1665) Le Triomphe de Silène (The Triumph of Silenus) c.1636 Oil on canvas, 142.9 × 120.5 cm National Gallery, London This was one of three bacchanalian scenes Poussin painted for the powerful French minister, Cardinal de Richelieu (1585–1642). See…

Plage en Normandie (c.1872-1875)

Courbet, Gustave (1819-1877) Plage en Normandie (Beach in Normandy) c.1872–1875 Oil on canvas, 61.3 x 90.2 cm National Gallery of Art, Washington Towering, sheer cliffs loom to our left, over a sunny beach scattered with boats in this horizontal landscape painting. The…

Sur la falaise (1873)

Morisot, Berthe (1841-1895) Sur la falaise (On the Cliff) 1873 Watercolor and gouache, 18 x 23 cm Musée du Louvre, Paris The watercolor on display was executed in Fécamp in 1873, and represents Madame Pontillon and her daughter Jeanne. The following…

Les roches d’Étretat (1866)

Courbet, Gustave (1819-1877) Les roches d’Étretat (The Cliffs at Étretat) 1866 Oil on canvas, 90.9 x 113.3 cm National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa See also: • Étretat (France)

Les Falaises à Étretat (1885)

Monet, Claude (1840-1926) Les Falaises à Étretat (The Cliffs at Étretat) 1885 Oil on canvas, 65.1 x 81.3 cm Clark Art Institute, Williamstown See also: • Étretat (France)

Pluie, Étretat (1886)

Monet, Claude (1840-1926) Pluie, Étretat (Rain, Étretat) 1886 Oil on canvas, 60.7 x 73.7 cm Nationalgalleriet, Oslo See also: • Étretat (France)

Marée basse à Varengeville (1882)

Monet, Claude (1840-1926) Marée basse à Varengeville (Low Tide at Varengeville) 1882 Oil on canvas, 60 x 81 cm Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid ©Carmen Thyssen Collection In February 1882, Claude Monet left Poissy to travel to Dieppe and Pourville, on the Norman…