Table de lecture impressionniste n°1 - La plage à Ste-Adresse
La plage à Ste Adresse, (The beach of Sainte-adresse), claude Monet, 1867
This information panel belongs to Impressionist itinerary: “The Light of the Estuary".
As a painter of his time, monet shows his interest in the contrast between two ways of life newly coexisting on the beaches of normandy. The importance of skies reveals the influence of Eugène Boudin, nicknamed the king of skies
by Corot. Today, the beach of Sainte-adresse, also called “le Nice havrais” (The Nice of le Havre) can be the start of a long walk along the sea.
Type of tour : Multi-purpose
(Walking, Road tour)
Leaves from : SAINTE-ADRESSE
Arrives at : SAINTE-ADRESSE
Theme : Cultural, Impressionism
Entretien : SEINE-MARITIME TOURISME - 02 35 12 10 10