Paintings of the Sea
Gustave Courbet (French, 1819–1877), Marine, c. 1865–1866, Oil on canvas, The Norton Simon Foundation, © The Norton Simon Foundation
- 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
- Museum Educator
Travel to extraordinary places while viewing paintings of the sea by artists such as Venetian veduta (view) painter Francesco Guardi, French painters Louis-Eugène Boudin and Gustave Courbet and German painter Emil Nolde. Learn why these painters chose particular places to depict and how they learned to sketch or paint the seascape.
- Free with museum admission.
- Space is limited to 15 participants on a first-come, first-served basis. Sign up at the Information Desk when the Museum opens.
- Meets in Entrance Gallery