Lot 377 , Eugène Boudin (French 1824-1898), oil on canvas, Berck -Bateaux Échoués
Eugène Boudin (French 1824-1898)
oil on canvas
'Berck -Bateaux Échoués'
signed lower right and inscribed 'Berck'
Arthur Tooth & Sons Ltd label verso inscribed: '4094/Plage de Berck/by/E. Boudin'
18in x 25.75in
R. L. Benjamin: 'Eugène Boudin', edited, Raymond & Raymond, New York 1937, p. 176
Robert Schmit, 'Catalogue Raisonné de l'ouevre peint d'Eugène Boudin', Paris 1973, vol. II, no. 1660
Marlborough Fine Art, London, 'Eugène Boudin 1824-1898', 1958, no. 63
Charles Ricada, Paris
Hotel Drouot, Paris 28 March 1893, lot 13 (610F)
Christie's, London, 23 June 1906, lot 40 (Gns 30)
Christie's, London, 12 June 1914, lot 100 (Gns 25)
Roger Leigh, London
Christie's, London, 14 November 1924, lot 120 (Gns 72)
The Lefevre Gallery, London
Arthur Tooth & Sons Ltd, London
Mrs Claude (Gay) Leigh (1903-1988) and thence by descent
Oil on canvas cleaned and relined many years ago. Canvas remains tight, paint good with no sign of any craquelure but rather dirty particularly down the right side where there are a number of brown splodged marks, signed lower right, housed in an old and possibly original gilt gesso frame which is in good order, traces of ink inscriptions to the top of the central stretcher, Arthur Tooth & Sons label verso with number 4094 and title, a further hand inscribed label referring to the catalogue raisonne to the right.
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Sold for £33,000