La Plage Etretat by Camille Corot 1872

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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