The painter Camille Corot (1796 - 1875)
came to Etretat.
Corot is best known as a landscape painter,
but he is also the author of many portraits (close or fantasy figures).
He works quickly, with quick and broad strokes, and plays with light
Corot was born and died in Paris
but he also lived in Ville d'Avray between Paris and Versailles.
His Ville d Avray home still exisits.
Nathalia Brodskaya from the Hermitage Museum is a Corot expert.
self portrait of Camille Corot around 1830
website of the Camille Corot
La Plage Etretat painted 1872
The painting is in St Louis
in the Saint Louis Art Museum
another Sunset at Etretat painted around 1883
The painting is in Paris
in the Musée du Louvre
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