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Sunset on the Coast
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Sunset on the Coast


Description Conservation Exhibitions Provenance Inscription Credit
Description In the 1830s, Dupré helped to transmit the influence of the English landscape tradition to France. During the last two decades of his life he concentrated on marine painting, acquiring a house at Cayeux-sur-Mer on the Normandy coast where he stayed annually for this purpose. His late paintings are characterized by low horizons, intense colors, and thickly applied paint. Here, the golden sun silhouettes fishing boats on a calm sea.
Conservation
Date Description Narrative
1/01/1957Treatmentcleaned; coated; other
10/15/1997Examinationexamined for condition
12/01/1997Treatmentcleaned; loss compensation; coated; re-framed; other
3/01/2006Examinationexamined for loan
8/15/2006Examinationexamined for loan
Exhibitions
  • The Works of Antoine-Louis Barye. American Art Gallery (New York), New York. 1889-1890.
  • Before Monet: Landscape Painting in France and Impressionist Masters: Highlights from The Walters Collection. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1998.
  • The Road to Impressionism: Landscapes from Corot to Manet. The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore. 2004-2005.
  • The Road to Impressionism: Barbizon Landscapes from the Walters Art Museum. The Dixon Gallery and Gardens, Memphis; The Frick Art & Historical Center, Pittsburgh. 2008-2009.
  • Setting Sail: Drawings of the Sea from WAM. The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore. 2011.
  • From Rye to Raphael: The Walters Story. The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore. 2014-2016.
Provenance William T. Walters, Baltimore, between 1884 and 1889 [mode of acquisition unknown]; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1894, by inheritance; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions [Signature] At lower right: Jules Dupré; [Label] Label on reverse of M. Deforge-Carpentier, Paris, Artists' Supplies
Credit Acquired by William T. Walters, 1884-89

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Period
ca. 1870-75
Medium
oil on canvas
(Painting & Drawing)
Accession Number
37.120
Measurements
H: 29 3/16 x W: 23 15/16 in. (74.1 x 60.8 cm); Framed H: 44 1/4 x W: 39 x D: 8 1/2 in. (112.4 x 99.06 x 21.59 cm)
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