Drawings and Water Colours / WD119
High Tide at Etretat
Watercolour on paper, mounted on silk
147 x 226 mm.
Bequest: George Powell 1882
Powell rented a cottage at Etretat in the summer of 1868 and invited Swinburne to stay with him. The cottage was named Chaumiere Dolmancé after a character in the writings of the Marquis de Sade
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Coastal scene, cliffs at Etretat. A small cove with chalk sea cliffs including, in the centre, an arch. Sky is clear with distant cloud on sea horizon. Foxing