Originally attributed to Corot, this seascape was probably painted by one of his followers.

This is thought to be a view of the cliffs at Trouville in Normandy, France. The techniques employed and the costumes of the women suggests a date of around 1870.

Key facts

Artist
Artist dates
1796 - 1875
Full title
Seascape with Figures on Cliffs
Date made
probably 1865-75
Medium and support
Oil on canvas
Dimensions
21.6 x 36.8 cm
Acquisition credit
Presented by the Misses Rachel F. and Jean I. Alexander; entered the Collection in 1972
Inventory number
NG6416
Location in Gallery