After the bath - Oil on canvas by Joaquín Sorolla
The way he used light and his practice of plein-air painting explain his affiliation to the Impressionists painters. His style, colours and boldness of brushwork are similar to those of John Singer Sargent.
The white boat - Javea - Oil on canvas by Joaquín Sorolla
Joaquín Sorolla exhibited his work at the galerie Georges Petit in Paris (an impressionist gallery) in 1906.
The exhibition “Sorolla and the Paris Years” at the Musée des impressionnismes Giverny features about 100 paintings, ranging from 50 small oil sketches to large works. His favourite subjects were beach scenes, landscapes, scenes from everyday life and portraits.
Elena a la Cale de San Vicente, Majorque
Instantane - Biarritz
The white boat - Javea
Maria on the beach in Biarritz - Backlighting
Biarritz beach - Oil on cardboard
White Silhouette - Biarritz
Sorolla and the Paris Years
Exhibition from July 14 to November 6, 2016
Musée des impressionnismes Giverny
99 rue Claude Monet