Beach at Trouville

011141   The French School [late 19th c.] 

Beach at Trouville

oil on canvas, 25,4 x 40,4 cm  signed l.r.: "Trouville'86" 

Trouville in Normandy, is one of the most popular therapeutic resort venues in France. Deauville-Trouville is also the nearest watering place to the capital city (one hour drive from Paris). During the 19th century it was a popular artistic meeting place, visited by personages such as: Monet, Whistler, Courbet, and writers: Aleksander Dumas, Gustav Flaubert, Guy Maupassante or Marguerite Duras.

Even nowadays on the beaches at Trouville you can find old wicker chairs, sunshades and lockers. 

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