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A Promenade by the Sea
  • Louise-Eugène-Gabriel Isabey (1803 - 1886)
  • A Promenade by the Sea
  • France
  • 1846
  • Painting
  • Oil on canvas
  • Image size: 50.3 x 90.7 cm
    Object size: 75 x 92.5 x 11 cm
  • Signature: 'E. Isabey / 46.'
  • P360
  • Not on display
Commentary
History
Further Reading
  • The costumes resemble those of the early seventeenth-century fashion, though the appeal of picknicking and walks by the seaside is much more characteristic of the nineteenth century. Isabey visited Belgium and Holland in 1846, and the subject of this painting was probably inspired by the sands of Scheveningen or another similar costal resort.