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Table de lecture impressionniste n°2 - La Seine à La Bouille

Vallée de Seine

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La Seine à la Bouille, coup de vent (The Seine
in la Bouille, wind blow), Alfred Sisley, 1894
This information panel belongs to Impressionist itinerary: “The river".



Sisley leaves moret-sur-Loing at the invitation of François depeaux, a patron from rouen, in order to paint landscapes for him: the seine and its reflections.

The wind blow is represented with curved brushstrokes that even express the leaves trembling and the water lap. The shape of the boat sails also conveys the impression of the wind blowing. Today the port facilities of Rouen are extending towards la Bouille. The impressionist painter would have liked painting those silos, the Flaubert bridge, the ferryboats…

Type of tour : Multi-purpose
(Walking, Road tour)
Leaves from  : LA BOUILLE
Arrives at  : LA BOUILLE

Theme : Cultural, Impressionism

Entretien : SEINE-MARITIME TOURISME - 02 35 12 10 10

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