Dallas Museum of Art presents a Landmark Exhibition of Normandy Coast Masterworks

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"Bathing Time at Deauville", 1865 by Eugène Louis Boudin, French. Oil on wood. National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mellon Image courtesy of the Board of Trustees, National Gallery of Art, Washington.

DALLAS, TX.- The Dallas Museum of Art presents a
landmark exhibition exploring the influential and profound relationship between
photographers and painters who lived and worked along the Normandy
coast
in France during the mid-19th century. The Lens
of Impressionism: Photography and Painting Along the Normandy Coast, 1850-1874
reveals how the convergence of social, technological and commercial forces
within the region affected artistic production and dramatically transformed the
course of photography, impressionism and modern painting. The exhibition
will feature some 100 works, including vintage prints, paintings, pastels and
watercolors, by artists and photographers including Gustave Courbet, Edgar
Degas, Gustave Le Gray, and Claude Monet.