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Hippolyte Fortin, Vimoutiers, France; his sale, Hôtel Drouot, Paris, 9 May 1901, lot 20.
Georges Feydeau, Paris; his sale, Hôtel Drouot, Paris, 4 April 1903, lot 8.
Baron Blanquet de Fulde, Paris; his sale, Hôtel Drouot, Paris, 24 & 25 May 1907, lot 11.
Lerens, Paris, by whom acquired at the above sale.
André Schoeller, Paris.
Acquired from the above in 1952 and thence by descent to the present owner.
R. Schmit, 'Boudin inconnu', in La Vitrine, no. 1, May 1960 (illustrated, dated 1865).
R. Schmit, Eugène Boudin 1824-1898, Catalogue raisonné de l'oeuvre peint, vol. I, Paris, 1973, no. 486 (illustrated p. 180).
Paris, Galerie Schmit, Eugène Boudin 1824-1898, May 1965, no. 24 (illustrated p. 30).