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The Norman Port

ISABEY, Eugène (1803 - 1886)

The Norman Port

Media: oil on board

Size: 23.5 x 17.6 cm

Acquired: 1917; Purchase; Pyke Thompson funds

Accession Number: NMW A 2464

The son of a celebrated miniaturist, Isabey worked principally as a painter and lithographer of seascapes and coastal views in Normandy and Brittany. He was influenced by Richard Parkes Bonington and was a friend of Eugène Delacroix; Eugène Boudin was one of his students. Isabey exhibited at the Salon from 1824 and received the Légion d’honneur in 1832.

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