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Subjects : Genre scenes, Seascape
Keywords : Painting, beach, coast, parasol, seaside, shore, straw hat, summer, umbrella, walking
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Strolling along the Seashore

Promenade au bord de la mer (in Spanish: Paseo a orillas del mar) is the most famous painting by Joaquín Sorolla, who painted it during the summer of 1909 in Valencia. It is kept in the Sorolla Museum in Madrid. Clotilde García del Castillo, the painter's wife, and María Clotilde, their eldest daughter, are shown strolling along the Malvarrosa beach, by the water. Both are elegantly dressed in white dresses, the first holding an umbrella. The luminist painter succeeded in capturing a precise moment, the colours, the Valencian light, the sea breeze... To do this, he borrowed the technique of the Impressionists (see, for example, Claude Monet's Woman with a parasol turned to the left), used a particularly luminous white, and chose an unusual framing, worthy of a photograph: the two women are not shown perfectly straight or in the centre of the painting, Clotilde's hat is truncated, and the lower part is taken up by an empty strip of sand. A few grains of sand remain in the bottom right-hand corner of the painting, as a further reminder of that moment. Joaquín Sorolla never sold Promenade by the Sea. On his death in 1923, the painting passed to his son Joaquín Sorolla García, who bequeathed it to the Sorolla [...]


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


« Strolling along the Seashore » is kept at Museo Sorolla, Madrid, Spain.


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