Arques–la–Bataille1885 by John Henry Twachtman

"Between 1883-1885, Twachtman lived in Paris and studied at the Académie Julian. This painting is one of several large landscapes that he painted during these years. Completed from a preliminary oil study also in the Museum's collection (1991.130), the picture depicts a scene at Arques-la-Bataille, a town 4 miles southeast of Dieppe, where the Bethune and two other streams flow together to form the Arques River. Its tonal style is reminiscent of both Japanese prints and Whistler's nocturnal..."
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