4 February 2008
PROPERTY FROM THE MAURICE AND VIVIENNE WOHL COLLECTION SOLD TO BENEFIT THE MAURICE AND VIVIENNE WOHL PHILANTHROPIC FOUNDATION
Eugène Boudin (1824-1898)
Berck. La plage
signed, inscribed and dated 'E. Boudin Berck 81' (lower left)
oil on canvas
18 1/8 x 25 5/8 in. (46.2 x 65 cm.)
Painted in 1881
(Probably) Dr. Charles Abadie, Paris.
Anonymous sale, Hôtel Drouot, Paris, 25 April 1903, lot 2.
Alfred Daber, Paris.
Arthur Tooth & Sons Ltd., London.
Ernest Browne, London.
Peter Browne, London, by descent from the above; sale, Christie's, London, 14 April 1970, lot 60.
Acquired at the above sale by Maurice and Vivienne Wohl.
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R. Schmit, Eugène Boudin, 1824-1898, vol. II, Paris, 1973, no. 1511 (illustrated p. 91).
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