View of Rouen, Matthijs Maris, c. 1870 - c. 1872

View of Rouen, Matthijs Maris, c. 1870 - c. 1872

black chalk, h 320mm × w 580mm More details

This drawing probably originated in Maris’ atelier in Paris. He used sketches he had made on the spot in Rouen. Just like in his earlier views of Lausanne, he chose a vantage point from which the cathedral dominates the horizon. He heightened the church tower by elongating its spire.

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