French Studies

Identifier
2004.440.1
Date Created
1899
Work Medium
Dimensions
11.5 in x 8.5 in x ;17 in x 14 in x 2.75 in
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Historical Context
Alten first stayed and painted in the northern French fishing village of Étaples in 1899. The town was home to the popular artist's colony known as the Étaples School from 1880 to 1914. The bottom left study, however, depicts a Normandy scene.
Description
Four painted panels with two farm scenes and two marine scenes.
Credit
Gift of George H. and Barbara Gordon

Painting Origin

France