Asher Brown Durand (American, 1796–1886). Summer Afternoon, 1865. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Bequest of Maria DeWitt Jesup, from the collection of her husband, Morris K. Jesup, 1914 (15.30.60)
John Henry Twachtman (American, 1853-1902). Arques-la-Bastille, 1884. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Purchase, The Charles Engelhard Foundation Gift, 1991 (1991.130) | During summer 1884, Twachtman—then a student at the Académie Julian—rented a château with his family at Arques-la-Bataille, near the port of Dieppe in Normandy, and focused on painting commonplace views of the Arques River valley.