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Soleil Couchant, Marine
  • Gustave Courbet
    1819–1877
    born: Omans, France ; died: La Tour-de-Peilz, Switzerland
  • Soleil Couchant, Marine, 1865 or 1869
  • Where object was made: France
  • oil on panel
  • Canvas/Support: 39.4 x 55.9 cm
    Canvas/Support: 15 1/2 x 22 in
  • Museum purchase: Gift of Helen Foresman Spencer
  • On view: Gallery 407
  • 1981.0104
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Sunset over ocean. Low horizon. Broadly and impressionistically painted with palette knife. Sky vibrant oranges and pinks. Back of panel cradled.