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Subjects : Landscape
Keywords : Nabi, green, landscape, tree
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Honfleur dans la brume (Honfleur in the mist) is a work held at the Musée des Beaux-Arts in Nancy. It was painted by the naturalised French Swiss painter Félix Vallotton in 1911. It depicts the port of Honfleur in Normandy. Based on a series of sketches of the landscape, the work was produced in the studio. The work was bequeathed by the widow of the patron Henri Galilée and entered the collections of the Musée des Beaux-Arts de Nancy in 1965. It is an oil on canvas, 82 cm high and 88 cm wide. Félix Vallotton, who, like many other 19th-century artists, loved the shores of Normandy, discovered Honfleur in the summer of 1901 and stayed there regularly from 1909 onwards. In fact, the painter had this to say about the place: "In this country that I love so much, I can only think of nature, it's a delicious state, this solitude so absorbing, the vast studio, and the battle with ideas and tools". This work depicts a bird's-eye view of Honfleur harbour bathed in mist, creating a whitening effect on the town's slate roofs. The work is atypical in Félix Valloton's output, its softness, pastel tones and poetry contrasting with the rest of his paintings, which are all violence and [...]


This artwork is a painting from the modern period. It belongs to the nabis style.


« Honfleur » is kept at Musée Départemental de l'Oise, Beauvais, France.


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