Eugene Isabey

Etretat – The Artists – Isabey, Eugene

Eugene Louis Gabriel Isabey was a French painter, lithographer and watercolorist in the Romantic style. He was born to Jean-Baptiste Isabey, a well known painter who enjoyed the patronage of the Imperial Family.

Originally, he wanted to be a sailor, but his father insisted that he study painting; a turnabout from the usual situation where the family opposes an artistic career in favor of something more practical. He favored historical paintings, genre scenes and landscapes, but also executed numerous canvases depicting storms and shipwrecks; possibly reflecting his own thwarted career plans.

He painted extensively in Normandy. Here are his paintings for Etretat.

James Kay

Etretat – The Artists – Kay, James

James Kay was a Scottish artist notable for his paintings of the landscapes and shipping. Born on the Isle of Arran, Kay spent much of his working life with a studio in Glasgow and living at Portincaple on Loch Long in Argyll and Bute. He was elected to the Royal Scottish Society of Painters in Watercolour (RSW) in 1906 and to the Royal Scottish Academy in 1938. He had one daughter, artist Violet McNeish Kay.

Here are 2 paintings of his that we found which he made in Etretat, Normandy.

Charles Euphrasie Kuwasseg

Etretat – The Artists – Kuwasseg, Charles Euphrasie

Charles Euphrasie Kuwasseg (1838 – 1904) was a French painter of the 19th century. He essentially specialized in landscape paintings. His father, Karl Joseph Kuwasseg, was an Austrian born in Trieste on March 16, 1802, and also a renowned painter. His father left for Paris, and took French nationality. He died in Paris in January 1877.

Here are his works for Etretat, Normandy.

Henri Lebasque

Etretat – The Artists – Lebasque, Henri

Henri Lebasque was a French post-impressionist painter who painted throughout France. He worked on the decorations at the theatre of the Champs-Elysées and of the Transatlantique sealiner. He was friends with other artists like Raoul Dufy, Louis Valtat, and Henri Manguin.

Here are the two paintings of his we found dealing with Trouville-sur-Mer, Normandy.

Albert Lebourg

Etretat – The Artists – Lebourg, Albert

Albert Lebourg (1849 – 1928), birth name Albert-Marie Lebourg, also called Albert-Charles Lebourg and Charles Albert Lebourg, was a French Impressionist and Post-Impressionist landscape painter of the Rouen School (l’Ecole de Rouen). Member of the Societe des Artistes Francais, he actively worked in a luminous Impressionist style, creating more than 2,000 landscapes during his lifetime.

Albert Lebourg spent time in Rouen, Normandy, Algeria and The Netherlands. Here are 2 paintings of his he made in Etretat.

Eugene Lepoittevin

Etretat – The Artists – Lepoittevin, Eugene

Eugène Lepoittevin was a French landscape painter, lithographer and caricaturist. He was appointed as Peintre de la Marine for the French Ministry of Defence in 1849. His work is exhibited in many museums in France and at the Victoria & Albert Museum in London.

Here are his paintings he made in Etretat, Normandy.

Emile-Andre Letellier

Etretat – The Artists – Letellier, Emile-Andre

Emile-Andre Letellier (1833 – 1893) was a French photographer who worked almost exclusively in Normandy, France.

He became the Director of the monthly “Union photographique de France” magazine which was based in Le Havre, Normandy.

Here are 2 photos he made in Etretat and 2 others in the vicinity of Etretat, Normandy.

Henri Matisse

Etretat – The Artists – Matisse, Henri

Henri Emile Benoit Matisse (1869 – 1954) was a French visual artist, known for both his use of colour and his fluid and original draughtsmanship. Matisse is commonly regarded, along with Pablo Picasso, as one of the artists who best helped to define the revolutionary developments in the visual arts throughout the opening decades of the twentieth century, responsible for significant developments in painting and sculpture.

Here are 22 of his works for Etretat, Normandy.

Paul Maze

Etretat – The Artists – Maze, Paul

Paul Lucien Maze (1887 – 1979) was an Anglo-French painter. He is often known as “The last of the Post Impressionists” and was one of the great artists of his generation. His mediums included oils, watercolours and pastels and his paintings include French maritime scenes, busy New York City scenes and the English countryside.

Here is one painting we found which he made in Etretat, Normandy.

Arthur Joseph Meadows

Etretat – The Artists – Meadows, Arthur Joseph

Arthur Joseph Meadows (1843 – 1907) was a British painter of coastal scenes and marines who was greatly influenced by Clarkson Stanfield. Arthur Joseph is generally considered to be the best of the Meadows family of marine artists, he was the younger brother of James Edwin Meadows Jnr. and the son of James Meadows Snr.

Here are two paintings of his we found which he made in Etretat, Normandy.

Claude Monet

Etretat – The Artists – Monet, Claude

Claude Monet is without any doubt the most famous impressionist painter. He started the movement, and he was the master of it.

Although he was born in Paris, France (and died in Giverny, Normandy, France), his heart was Normandy, particularly the Normandy coastline. His family moved to Le Havre in 1845 where his father wanted him to join the family ship-chandling business, but instead he decided to become an artist.

Here are 55 paintings which he made in Etretat, Normandy.

Alexandre Jean Noel

Etretat – The Artists – Noel, Alexandre Jean

Alexandre Jean Noel is a French painter and grandfather of the painter Alexis Nicolas Noel. In 1769 he accompanied astronomer Jean Chappe d’Auteroche on his scientific expedition to Baja California to observe the transit of Venus in front of the Sun’s, which he illustrated with a series of drawings depicting their journey.

Here is a painting we’ve found that he made of Etretat.

Vasily Polenov

Etretat – The Artists – Polenov, Vasily

Vasily Dmitrievich Polenov (1844 – 1927) was a Russian landscape painter associated with the Peredvizhniki movement of realist artists. His contemporaries would call him the “Knight of Beauty” as he embodied both European and Russian traditions of painting.

Here is 1 painting he made in Etretat, Normandy.

Gaston Roullet

Etretat – The Artists – Roullet, Gaston

Marie Anatole Gaston Roullet (1847 – 1925), is a French painter and illustrator, appointed official painter of the Colonies and the Navy in 1885.

Roullet was a pupil of Jules Noel, whose daughter, Marie-Caroline, he married in 1874.

Appointed painter to the Navy and the departments of the Colonies, Roullet took part in the military campaigns of Tonkin in 1885.

Here are his paintings he made in Etretat, Normandy.

Paul Signac

Etretat – The Artists – Signac, Paul

Paul Victor Jules Signac was a French Neo-Impressionist painter who, working with Georges Seurat, helped develop the Pointillist style. He started training as an architect but quickly decided he wanted to be an artist.

Here is 1 of his paintings he made in Etretat, Normandy.

Felix Vallotton

Etretat – The Artists – Vallotton, Felix

Felix Edouard Vallotton was a Swiss and French painter and printmaker associated with the group of artists known as Les Nabis. He was an important figure in the development of the modern woodcut. He painted portraits, landscapes, nudes, still lifes, and other subjects in an unemotional, realistic style.

Here are his works for Etretat, Normandy.

Antoine Vollon

Etretat – The Artists – Vollon, Antoine

Antoine Vollon (1833 – 1900) was a French realist artist, best known as a painter of still lifes, landscapes, and figures.

During his lifetime, Vollon was a successful celebrity, enjoyed an excellent reputation, and was called a “painter’s painter”.

Here is 1 painting we found which he made in Etretat, Normandy.

Edward Cooke

Mont Saint-Michel – The Artists – Cooke, Edward William

Edward William Cooke was an English landscape and marine painter, and gardener. Cooke was born in London, the son of well-known line engraver George Cooke; his uncle, William Bernard Cooke, was also a line engraver of note, and Edward was raised in the company of artists. He spent many years in The Netherlands and in Venice, Italy, but despite all his travels he managed to paint quite a lot of places in Normandy.

Here are some of his paintings he made in Mont Saint-Michel, Normandy.

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