Tag: Courbet

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…

La Grotte de la Loue (1864)

Courbet, Gustave (1819-1877) La Grotte de la Loue (The Cave of the Loue) 1864 Oil on canvas, 98.4 x 130.4 cm National Gallery of Art, Washington Courbet painted events and scenery primarily from his native Ornans, a village in the remote Franche-Comté…

Les Roches Noires à Trouville (1865-1866)

Courbet, Gustave (1819-1877) Les Roches Noires à Trouville (The Black Rocks at Trouville) 1865–1866 Oil on canvas, 50 × 61 cm National Gallery of Art, Washington We stand on a beach lined with black rocks and boulders looking out onto the water…