24 June 2015
Eugène Boudin (1824-1898)
Environs de Brest. Embouchure de l'Élorn
signed and dated 'E. Boudin - 73.' (lower left)
oil on canvas
21 7/8 x 35 1/2 in. (55.5 x 90.2 cm.)
Painted in 1873
Allard et Noël, Paris.
Galerie Bernheim-Jeune, Paris.
Sir Stephenson H. Kent, London, and thence by descent; sale, Galerie Charpentier, Paris, 18 March 1959, lot 32.
Arthur Tooth & Sons, London; sale, Christie's, London, 27 November 1964, lot 68.
Private collection, New York, by whom acquired at the above sale.
Private collection, Maryland, by descent from the above; sale, Sotheby's, New York, 16 March 2011, lot 402.
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.
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L. Cario, Eugène Boudin, Paris, 1928, (illustrated pl. 13; titled 'La rade de Brest').
R. Schmit, Eugène Boudin, Catalogue raisonné de l'œuvre peint, vol. I, 1824-1898, Paris, 1973, no. 865 (illustrated p. 306).
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