• Impressionist/Modern Day Sale  auction at Christies

    Sale 2313

    Impressionist/Modern Day Sale

    5 May 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 347

    Eugene Boudin (1824-1898)

    Embouchure de l'Elorn aux environs de Brest

    Price Realised  

    Eugene Boudin (1824-1898)
    Embouchure de l'Elorn aux environs de Brest
    signed and dated 'E. Boudin 72' (lower left)
    oil on canvas
    21½ x 35¼ in. (54.6 x 89.5 cm.)
    Painted in 1872


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    Provenance

    Galerie Durand-Ruel et Cie., Paris (acquired from the artist, October 1886).
    M. Knoedler & Co., Inc., New York.
    Lester Avnet, New York.
    Anon. sale, Parke-Bernet Galleries, Inc., New York, 14 October 1965, lot 113.
    Anon. sale, Sotheby's, London, 29 November 1967, lot 30.
    Hoffheimer (acquired at the above sale).
    Anon. sale, Christie's, London, 14 April 1970, lot 14.
    Anon. sale, Galerie Motte, Geneva, 2 March 1973, lot 67.
    Private collection, New York (circa 1980); sale, Christie's, New York, 5 May 2004, lot 230.
    Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.


    Literature

    R. Schmit, Eugène Boudin, Paris, 1973, vol. I, p. 282, no. 786 (illustrated).


    Exhibited

    Paris, Ecole des Beaux-Arts, Exposition des oeuvres d'Eugène Boudin, January 1899, p. 17, no. 190 (titled Embouchure de l'Eden).