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Subjects : Genre scenes, Landscape, Seascape
Keywords : 19th century, Impressionism, barque, beach, harbour basin, sand, seaside, yacht
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Port de Camaret

Aline Chassériau is an oil on canvas painted in 1835 by the French Romantic artist Théodore Chassériau. It depicts Aline Chassériau (1822-1871), the painter's youngest sister. The work was owned by Frédéric Chassériau, the artist's brother, and then by Baron Arthur Chassériau and his wife, who donated it to the Louvre in 1918. Aline (née Geneviève) Chassériau posed for this 92 × 73 cm portrait when she was thirteen and the painter sixteen. In an almost monochrome creation, Aline is depicted standing in front of a dark background. Wearing a brown cape and white collar, she looks directly at the viewer, her hands folded in front of her. The expression is sombre, the face very white, and in the portrait we can recognise the influences of Ingres, with whom Chassériau had recently studied, and the Italian masters of the Renaissance such as Raphael and Bronzino. It has long been thought that Adèle, Chassériau's elder sister, was the model for this painting, but she was already twenty-five at the time. Chassériau frequently used his two sisters as models for his drawings and paintings. His relationship with his sisters when he was young has been described as very close, "almost affectionate". Chassériau's first lover, Clémence Monnerot, later recalled: "Adèle, Aline and I were Théodore's models for many years. He painted at night under the light of lamps and made us pose as he liked. Adèle has magnificent arms"; they appear everywhere... They are also his two idealized sisters, [...]

 

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

 

« Port de Camaret » is kept at Musée des Beaux-Arts, Angers, France.

 

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