House on the cliffs near Fécamp

The site of this work may be in the neighbourhood of Fécamp, which Chintreuil visited in 1861. The modest subject and the sensitive treatment of light are typical of the artist.

Key facts

Artist dates
1814 - 1873
Full title
House on the cliffs near Fécamp
Date made
probably 1861
Medium and support
Oil on paper mounted on canvas
41 x 31.7 cm
Inscription summary
Acquisition credit
Bought by the Tate Gallery, 1928; transferred, 1956
Inventory number
Location in Gallery