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The cliffs of Étretat

A sea view from Étretat, Seine Maritime, Normandy. Known as a settlement since the Roman times, Étretat had a pretty uneventful history. By the end of the 18th century, before the French Revolution, it was a tiny fishing village only known for its oyster farms supplying seafood to the table of Marie Antoinette, Queen of…

The cliffs of Étretat

A sea view from Étretat, Seine Maritime, Normandy. Known as a settlement since the Roman times, Étretat had a pretty uneventful history. By the end of the 18th century, before the French Revolution, it was a tiny fishing village only known for its oyster farms supplying seafood to the table of Marie Antoinette, Queen of…

IMG_8499 Francisco de Zurbaran. 1598-1664. Sainte Ursule. St. Ursula. vers 1650. Strasbourg. Palais des Rohan .

Francisco de Zurbaran. 1598-1664. Sainte Ursule. St. Ursula. vers 1650. Strasbourg. Palais des Rohan . LE BEAU N’EST PAS SUBJECTIF. LE BEAU EST UN FAIT D’EXPERIENCE. "Tout l’art florentin depuis Giotto et tout au long du Quattrocento, possède cette stupéfiante qualité de vérité absolue, reconnue. L’effet immédiat d’un grand Giotto ou d’un Masaccio est de…

The cliffs of Étretat

A sea view from Étretat, Seine Maritime, Normandy. Known as a settlement since the Roman times, Étretat had a pretty uneventful history. By the end of the 18th century, before the French Revolution, it was a tiny fishing village only known for its oyster farms supplying seafood to the table of Marie Antoinette, Queen of…

The Water Garden

September 14, 2014 – Claude Monet’s House and Garden located in Giverny, France. Claude Monet was the founder of the French Impressionist style. He lived here from 1883 until his death at the age of 86 in 1926. Posted by >oxfordblues84 on 2015-02-03 00:30:25 more about Claude Monet

Étretat waterfront

A view of Étretat, Seine Maritime, Normandy. Known as a settlement since the Roman times, Étretat had a pretty uneventful history. By the end of the 18th century, before the French Revolution, it was a tiny fishing village only known for its oyster farms supplying seafood to the table of Marie Antoinette, Queen of France…