5 May 2005
Property from the Maspro Art Museum, Japan
Eugene Boudin (1824-1898)
Deauville, Le bassin
signed and dated 'E Boudin 2 8bre 80' (lower right)
oil on panel
9 3/8 x 12 7/8 in. (23.8 x 32.7 cm.)
Painted in 1880
E.J. van Wisselingh & Co., Amsterdam.
The Lefevre Gallery, London.
Robertson and Bruce, Ltd., Dundee.
Anon. sale, Christie's, London, 3 April 1979, lot 6.
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.
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R. Schmit, Eugène Boudin, Paris, 1973, vol. II, p. 32, no. 1326 (illustrated).
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