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La Rochelle: Fishing Boats at the Quai des Dames, in front of the Fish Market

Image credit: National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London

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The view looks north from the basin of the inner harbour of La Rochelle, across the Quai des Dames and up the Rue Saint-Jean-du-Perot to the 17th-century entrance of the fish market which, after complete redevelopment, reopened in 1982 as La Coursive, the city's modern cultural centre. The building itself was originally a convent of Carmelite friars dating from 1655, which became a tobacco factory after the French Revolution, the fish market from 1847 and a sports centre from 1950 until all but the historic external facades and a fine internal cloister was demolished in 1979 in the conversion to its current purposes. The broad Quai des Dame in front, which runs east from the harbour entrance at the Tour de la Chaine is today a filled with restaurants and bars catering to historic La Rochelle's thriving tourist economy.

National Maritime Museum

London

Title

La Rochelle: Fishing Boats at the Quai des Dames, in front of the Fish Market

Date

1920s

Medium

oil on paper

Measurements

H 32.1 x W 43.5 cm

Accession number

BHC1408

Work type

Painting

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