Anonymous artis - nineteenth century - "The Wave"

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Theme enjoyed in the second half of the nineteenth century after the work of Gustave Courbet and Gustave Le Gray, this representation of the single wave by an anonymous artist expresses strength and power.
The composition of this painting reinforces this effect. The first white foam plane contrasts with the mass of the background of the brown ocean, green and disturbing. The tip and the cliff, motionless and protective, reinforce the idea of ​​the power of the wave. The sky occuppe two-thirds of the work. Hectic, it expresses also the strength and speed elements.
Oil on board. Dimensions: Height 19.6 cm (37 with the frame) Length 39.4 cm (57 with the frame)