7 May 2009,
Price realised USD 10,000
USD 9,000 - USD 12,000
Eugene Boudin (1824-1898)
Deux Bretonnes dans un intérieur
stamped with initials 'E.B' (Lugt 828; lower right)
watercolor over pencil on paper
6¾ x 8¾ in. (17.1 x 22.2 cm.)
Painted circa 1868-1870
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Manuel Schmit has confirmed the authenticity of this work.
Estate of the artist.
Anon. sale, Christie's, New York, 10 November 1999, lot 7.
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.
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