7 May 2008
Eugene Boudin (1824-1898)
Les crinolines sur la plage
stamped with initials 'E.B.' (Lugt 828; lower left) and dated '1866' (lower right)
watercolor and pencil on paper
4 3/8 x 8½ in. (11.1 x 21.6 cm.)
Executed in 1866
Private collection, Paris (acquired from the artist). Anon. (by descent from the above); sale, Christie's, London, 27 November 1995, lot 2.
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.
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