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Sur la Plage, à Berneval
  • Pierre Auguste Renoir
    born: Limoges, France ; died: Cagnes-sur-Mer, France
  • Sur la Plage, à Berneval, circa 1892
  • Where object was made: France
  • etching
  • Paper Type: laid
  • Plate Mark/Block Dimensions: 140 x 96 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 203 x 157 mm
    Plate Mark/Block Dimensions: 5 1/2 x 3 3/4 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 8 x 6 1/8 in
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • Bequest of George and Annette Cross Murphy
  • Not on display
  • 1989.0167

Two young girls in foreground, backs toward us, watching a group of bathers in the middle ground. At the beach at Berneval, near Dieppe, near Renoir's friends and frequent hosts, the Bérards.