COURBET, Gustave
(b. 1819, Ornans, d. 1877, La Tour-de-Peilz)

The Cliff at Étretat after the Storm

1869-70
Oil on canvas, 133 x 162 cm
Musée d'Orsay, Paris

The subject of this painting is the famous landmark of Etretat, the so-called Porte d'Aval, which also inspired Claude Monet, who was a frequent visitor to the Normandy coast in the 1860s.




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