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The Storm
Narcisse-Virgilio Diaz de la Peña

This painting of a storm, with its dramatic sky, bold brushwork and colour, is typical of Diaz's later work.

Diaz was an inspiration to younger French artists, including the Impressionists.

Key facts
Artist Narcisse-Virgilio Diaz de la Peña
Artist dates 1807 - 1876
Full title The Storm
Date made 1871
Medium and support Oil on mahogany
Dimensions 61.3 x 76.6 cm
Inscription summary Signed; Dated
Acquisition credit Salting Bequest, 1910
Inventory number NG2632
Location in Gallery Gallery A: Paintings after 1600
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