5 November 2003
Eugene Boudin (1824-1898)
Anvers. Le port
signed and inscribed 'Boudin Anvers' (lower left)
oil on panel
11¼ x 17¼ in. (28.6 x 43.8 cm.)
Painted circa 1871-1874
Comte de R.; sale, Hôtel Drouot, Paris, 26 April 1918, lot 11.
L. Ferrey, Paris; sale, Galerie Georges Petit, Paris, 18 April 1921, lot 5.
F.W. Pinson; sale, Christie's, London, 26 June 1931, lot 143.
Graves, London (acquired at the above sale).
Barbizon House, London.
Sir William Raeburn, Helensburgh, Scotland.
Anon. (by descent from the above); sale, Christie's, London, 29 March 1982, lot 5.
Anon. sale, Sotheby's, London, 1 July 1987, lot 127.
Hirschl & Adler Galleries, Inc., New York.
Acquired from the above by the present owner.
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R. Schmit, Eugène Boudin, Paris, 1973, vol. I, p. 267, no. 750 (illustrated).
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