Boats on the Seacoast at Étaples

Oil on wood | 34.3 x 58.1cm | 1871

Charles-François Daubigny

In October 1870 Daubigny and his family went to London to seek refuge from the Franco-Prussian War; this scene of beached fishing boats is thought to be the first painting he signed and dated upon his return to France in June 1871. The subject is one...
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