Marine Painting Gallery

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Marine Painting

A Petite Gallery

Ivan Aivazovsky, The Ninth Wave, 1850.
Claude Monet, Islets at Port-Villez, 1883.

The Beach At Trouville by Gustave Courbet, 1865.

Portuguese Carracks off a Rocky Coast by Circle of Joachim Patinir, has justly been labelled the earliest known pure marine painting. Maritime painting was a major genre within Dutch Golden Age; beach-scenes of the mid-17th century by Jacob van Ruisdael played a leading part in the development of Dutch realistic landscape painting. William Turner and Ivan Aivazovsky are considered the best Maritime painters. (Turner (1775-1851) and Aivazovsky (1817-1900) met in Rome, in 1842. Turner had just seen, at an exhibition, some paintings by Aivazovsky and got literally overwhelmed). [1]

Bristol Channel from Penarth, Evening by Alfred Sisley, 1897.

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Claude Monet, La Corniche, 1884.

Diego Rivera, Evening Twilight at Acapulco, 1956.
Jules Dupré, Paysage Marin, 1870.
Thomas Moran, Fingal's Cave Island of Staffa, Scotland, 1884.
Claude Monet, The Cliffs at Etretat, 1885.