(b. 1803, Paris, d. 1886, Montévrain)
Rocks at Saint-Malo1850
Watercolour and gouache, 194 x 319 cm
Musée du Louvre, Paris
The master of Jongkind and Boudin, Isabey can be considered one of the forerunners of impressionism. This watercolour belongs to an ensemble of sixty-four sheets purchased from the artist at the request of Napoleon III.