Image
View of the Harbour at Marseilles
On loan from Tate: Presented by T.W. Bacon 1926, © 2000 Tate

Vollon stayed in Marseilles in 1879, 1880, 1882, and briefly in February 1887. This painting depicts the northern end of the Old Port, and is one of a number of views of the city's harbours by the artist.

Key facts

Artist
Artist dates
1833 - 1900
Full title
View of the Harbour at Marseilles
Date made
about 1882
Medium and support
Oil on canvas
Dimensions
60.6 x 73.3 cm
Inscription summary
Signed
Acquisition credit
On loan from Tate: Presented by T.W. Bacon 1926
Inventory number
L734
Location in Gallery