25 June 2008
PROPERTY FROM A DISTINGUISHED EUROPEAN COLLECTION
Eugène Boudin (1824-1898)
Le Havre, bateaux norvégiens dans le port
signed and dated 'E.Boudin 87' (lower right)
oil on panel
12 5/8 x 16 in. (32.1 x 40.8 cm.)
Painted in 1887
Sale, Vente Boudin, Hôtel Drouot, Paris, 19 April 1888, lot 43.
Anonymous sale, Christie's, London, 6 November 1942, lot 59.
S. Myers, London; his sale, Sotheby's, London, 6 June 1945, lot 127.
The Lefevre Gallery, London (no. 3940).
Arthur Tooth & Sons Ltd., London.
Anonymous sale, Me Champetier de Ribes, Palais Galliéra, Paris, 3 April 1962.
Acquired at the above by the family of the present owner.
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R. Schmit, Eugène Boudin 1824-1898, Catalogue raisonné de l'oeuvre peint, vol. II, Paris, 1973, no. 2200 (illustrated p. 340).
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