3 February 2010
PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE COLLECTION
Eugène Boudin (1824-1898)
Petites filles en robe rouge
stamped with the initials and dated '1865' (Lugt 828; lower right)
watercolour and pencil on paper
5½ x 10 5/8 in. (14.1 x 27.1 cm.)
Executed in 1865
Dr & Mrs Francis Springell, Portinscale, Cumberland, by 1965, and thence by descent; sale, Sotheby's, London, 23 March 1983, lot 107.
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.
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Edinburgh, National Gallery of Scotland, Old Master Drawings from the Collection of Dr and Mrs Francis Springell, July - September 1965, no. 107.
Manuel Schmit has confirmed the authenticity of this work.
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