The Calm Sea, by Gustav Courbet, 1869

The Calm Sea, by Gustav Courbet, 1869, by The Met
 

Gustave Courbet (French, 1819 – 1877) painted this view of the English Channel while visiting Étretat on the coast of Normandy in August 1869, according to The Met. This oil on canvas work measures 23 1/2 x 28 3/4 inches (59.7 x 73 cm), and it is on view at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Fifth Avenue, New York City, in Gallery 812. The photograph is courtesy of The Met.

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