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Eugène Boudin

Trouville, scène de plage

Property from a Distinguished Private Collection

Eugène Boudin

Eugène Boudin

Trouville, scène de plage

Trouville, scène de plage

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Property from a Distinguished Private Collection

Eugène Boudin

1824 - 1898

Trouville, scène de plage


signed E. Boudin (lower right) and dated 85 (lower left)

oil on panel

19.2 by 32.5cm., 7½ by 12¾in.

Framed: 28.8 by 42.3cm., 11⅜ by 16⅝in.

Painted in 1885.

The panel is sound. Inspection under UV light reveals scattered spots and fine lines of sensitively executed retouching to the composition and the edges of the panel. There are two small paint losses to the left part of the lower edge. There are some surface scuffs and some small dents to the extreme edges of the panel. There is light surface dirt and surface accretions. This work is in overall good condition.


"In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective, qualified opinion. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue.

NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE."

Emile Strauss, Paris (sold: Galerie Charpentier, Paris, 3rd June 1929, lot 30)
Roger Sorbach, Paris (purchased at the above sale. Sold: Hôtel Drouot, Paris, 11th March 1931, lot 23)
Robert von Hirsch, Basle (acquired by 1943. Sold: Sotheby's, London, The Robert von Hirsch Collection, 26th-27th June 1978, lot 703)
Sale: Christie's, London, 3rd December 1984, lot 12
Purchased at the above sale by the present owner
Robert Schmit, Eugène Boudin, Paris, 1973, vol. II, no. 1934, illustrated p. 241
Basel, Kunsthalle Basel, Ausstellung von Werken des 19. Jahrhunderts aus Basler Privatbesitz, 1943, no. 234