New York, Park Avenue
19 November 1998
Eugne Boudin (1824-1898)
La touques Saint-Arnoult
signed and dated 'E. Boudin. 95.' (lower left)
oil on canvas
20 x 29.3/8 in. (50.8 x 74.6 cm.)
Painted in 1895
M.V.B. Hill Collection, London; sale, Christie's, London, 20 February 1959, lot 93 (illustrated; as A river scene near Deauville).
Arthur Tooth & Sons, London (acquired at the above sale).
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R. Schmit, Eugne Boudin, Paris, 1973, vol. III, p. 344, no. 3518 (illustrated).
London, Marlborough Fine Art Ltd., Eugne Boudin, November-December 1958, no. 76 (illustrated, p. 44; as River landscape at Deauville).
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