Claude Monet paid repeated visits to the resort of Étretat in Normandy that was famous for its spectacular cliffs. For this painting he waited for the moment when the sun shone through the opening of the distinctive natural stone arch of the Porte d’Aval—a popular motif in contemporary prints and photographs.


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