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Honfleur
  • Dennis Miller Bunker
    1861–1890
    born: Garden City, New York, United States ; died: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
  • Honfleur, 1884
  • Where object was made: United States
  • oil on board
  • Canvas/Support: 26 x 44.8 cm
    Canvas/Support: 10 1/4 x 17 5/8 in
  • Museum purchase
  • Not on display
  • 1950.0014
Description
Literature

This painting depicts a building on the edge of a sea shore. The title, Honfleur, is a commune in northwestern France known for its port and characteristic slate-covered houses. This painting shows small fishing boats on the left side of the image with the shore on the right. A large building stands on the right.