A beach with several white changing cabins on the right of the composition, a stretch of ocean on the left, and a grassy outcropping on the horizon.
Paul Signac, Portrieux, The Bathing Cabins, Opus 185 (Beach of the Countess), 1888, oil on canvas, 13 1/8 x 18 1/4 in. (33.3 x 46.4 cm), Gift of Henry W. and Marion H. Bloch, 2015.13.23

Paul Signac, Portrieux, The Bathing Cabins, Opus 185 (Beach of the Countess), 1888

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doi: 10.37764/78973.5.730

ArtistPaul Signac, French, 1863–1935
TitlePortrieux, The Bathing Cabins, Opus 185 (Beach of the Countess)
Object Date1888
Alternate and Variant TitlesLa Mer – De Portrieux (Côtes-du-Nord), juin, juillet, août, septembre 1888; Portrieux, Les cabinés, Opus 185 (Plage de la comtesse)
MediumOil on canvas
Dimensions (Unframed)13 1/8 x 18 1/4 in. (33.3 x 46.4 cm)
Credit LineThe Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art. Gift of Henry W. and Marion H. Bloch, 2015.13.23

Scholarly research and commentary to be published in 2023.