Villas at Trouville

1884
(French, 1848–1894)
Unframed: 66 x 81.3 cm (26 x 32 in.)
You can copy, modify, and distribute this work, all without asking permission. Learn more about CMA's Open Access Initiative.
Location: not on view

Download, Print and Share

Did You Know?

Outside of painting, Caillebotte was also an avid stamp collector, yacht builder, orchid gardener, and textile designer.

Description

Gustave Caillebotte painted this view of villas at Trouville, a small town on the Normandy coast, using the distinctive plunging perspectives he had developed in his Parisian street scenes. Varying degrees of paint thickness are skillfully employed to evoke a feeling of immense space and distance. The thicker strokes in the foreground contrast with the delicate, wispy strokes in the sea and the pools of sunlight reflected on the distant water.
Villas at Trouville

Villas at Trouville

1884

Gustave Caillebotte

(French, 1848–1894)
France, 19th century

Visually Similar Artworks

Contact us

The information about this object, including provenance, may not be currently accurate. If you notice a mistake or have additional information about this object, please email collectionsdata@clevelandart.org.

To request more information about this object, study images, or bibliography, contact the Ingalls Library Reference Desk.

All images and data available through Open Access can be downloaded for free. For images not available through Open Access, a detail image, or any image with a color bar, request a digital file from Image Services.