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25 July 2019

the-beach-alfred-victor-fournier 1929

Another Frenchman, but of course on the day when a new prime minister signals that he will do everything in his power to tear us away from the Europe of which, at the moment, we are so proudly and so happily a part, it cheers us up a tiny bit to look at this: Alfred Victor Fournier (1872-1924) painted La Plage in 1909 and we salute him. (We have had this on the Post before, and it is all over the web in numerous different reproductions for sale, but it it so lovely that no apologies are necessary.)

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