John Henry Twachtman (American, 1853-1902). Arques-la-Bastille, 1884. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Purchase, The Charles Engelhard Foundation Gift, 1991 (1991.130) | During summer 1884, Twachtman—then a student at the Académie Julian—rented a château with his family at Arques-la-Bataille, near the port of Dieppe in Normandy, and focused on painting commonplace views of the Arques River valley.
Odilon Redon (French, 1840–1916). Vase of Flowers (Pink Background), ca. 1906. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Bequest of Mabel Choate, in memory of her father, Joseph Hodges Choate, 1958 (59.16.3) #spring