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Sunset on the Coast at Villerville  1865

by Charles-François Daubigny

Daubigny first visited Villerville in 1854 and returned each year thereafter. He built a lean-to hut for shelter and is known to have painted at least one of his large- scale paintings of the coast entirely on the spot. He wrote: I look at the sea, and it is so beautiful that I have no desire to go anywhere else. . . . I have seen sunsets that make those of [the French Bar...
H: 36 3/4 x W: 59 1/4 in. (93.4 x 150.5 cm)
oil on canvas
Courtesy of the Walters Art Museum