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La plage de Trouville (1870)

Monet, Claude (1840-1926) La plage de Trouville (The Beach at Trouville) 1870 Oil on canvas, 38 × 46.5 cm National Gallery, London Monet’s earlier paintings of the Normandy coast had emphasised it as a working seascape, peopled with fishermen who had to…

Plage à marée basse (c.1850)

Daubigny, Charles-François (1817-1878) Plage à marée basse (Beach at Ebb Tide) c.1850 / c.1878 Oil on panel, 35 x 55 cm Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam Daubigny painted this beautiful seascape in Villerville-sur-Mer in Normandy. On an otherwise empty beach, a lone shell seeker walks…

Napoléon en Egypte (1863)

Gérôme, Jean-Léon (1824-1904) Napoléon en Egypte (Napoleon in Egypt) 1863 Oil on panel, 21 x 33 cm Hermitage Museum, Saint Petersburg General Bonaparte with his Headquarters in Egypt. A Sketch. Compare: Gérôme, Jean-Léon (1824-1904) Napoléon en Egypte 1867–1868 Princeton University Art Museum, Princeton  …

Victor Hugo sur le rocher des Proscrits (c.1853)

Hugo, Victor (1802-1885) Victor Hugo sur le rocher des Proscrits (Victor Hugo on the Rock of the Proscribed) c.1853 Print on salted paper, 17 x 17 cm Musée d’Orsay, Paris Victor Hugo arranged the staging, his son did the shooting. (M’O)

Summer Night (1890)

Homer, Winslow (1836-1910) Summer Night 1890 Oil on canvas, 76.5 x 102 cm Musée d’Orsay, Paris Winslow Homer began as a cartoonist reporter during the Civil War, before painting scenes describing the daily life of the army and the rural world…

Fort Samson, Grandcamp (1885)

Seurat, Georges (1859-1891) Fort Samson, Grandcamp 1885 Oil on canvas, 65 x 81.5 cm Hermitage Museum, Saint Petersburg See also: • Grandcamp-Maisy (France) | Normandie

Femme sur la plage (1887)

Puvis de Chavannes, Pierre (1824-1898) Femme sur la plage (Woman on the Beach) 1887 Oil on paper on canvas, 75.3 x 74.5 cm Hermitage Museum, Saint Petersburg

Les Rochers (1828)

Corot, Jean-Baptiste-Camille (1796-1875) Les Rochers (Rocks) 1828 Oil on canvas, 39 x 57.2 cm Hermitage Museum, Saint Petersburg

Dad’s Coming! (1873)

Homer, Winslow (1836-1910) Dad’s Coming! 1873 Oil on wood, 22.9 x 34.9 cm National Gallery of Art, Washington A woman holding a baby stands near a young boy who perches in the tipped-up end of a rowboat that has been pulled…