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This coastline near Marseille appears to have been painted in a single gesture. Details such as waves, grass, clouds and a few people are rendered sketchily. The Dutch painter Jongkind worked mainly in France and was one of the pioneers of Impressionism. His atmospheric paintings were a source of inspiration for Claude Monet.


Specifications

Title La Ciotat
Material and technique Oil on canvas
Object type Painting
Location This object is on view in room 13
Dimensions (general) Width : 55,7 cm
Height : 32,4 cm
Makers Painter: Johan Barthold Jongkind
Accession number 1378 (MK)
Credits Schenking / Donation: G.H. Hintzen 1930
Department Modern Art
Acquisition date 1930
Age maker About 61 years old
Exhibitions The Collection Enriched (2011)
De collectie als tijdmachine (2017)
Material Canvas > Worked fibres > Fibre > Vegetable material > Organic material > Material > Material and technique
Oil > Paint > Artist's material > Material > Material and technique
Object Painting > Painting > Two-dimensional object > Art object
Geographical origin France > Western Europe > Europe
Geographical origin The Netherlands > Western Europe > Europe

All about the maker

Johan Barthold Jongkind

Lattrop 1819 - Côte-Saint-André 1891

Johan Barthold Jongkind studied at the Drawing Academy in The Hague from 1837. In 1845, the French painter Eugène Isabey invited him to come to Paris. Jongkind..