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The Beach at Trouville: 1774

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Current Location: In storage


The Beach at Trouville


Painter: Boudin, Eugène Louis




History note: With Messrs. Marcel Bernheim, Paris, who sold it to Lockett Thomson, Barbizon House, London, 1935; bought from him by the Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1936) by The Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum


Production date: AD 1873

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People, subjects and objects depicted

Materials used in production

Oil paint

Components of the work

Support composed of canvas
Canvas Height 19.2 cm Width 33.2 cm

Techniques used in production

Painting (image-making) : Oil on canvas

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: E.Boudin
  • Location: Lower right
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: 73
  • Location: Lower right
  • Type: Date
  • Text: 2768
  • Location: Stretcher
  • Type: Stencil
  • Text: 6883
  • Location: Verso
  • Type: Number

Inscription present: 4M (Christie's)

  • Location: Verso, on canvas
  • Type: Stencil
  • Text: 3298
  • Location: Verso, on canvas
  • Method of creation: Blue chalk
  • Type: Number
  • Text: B.H.No. [printed] 3249/ E.BOUDIN / PLAGE DE / TROUVILLE
  • Location: Verso, on canvas
  • Method of creation: Printed MS label
  • Type: Label

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 1774
Primary reference Number: 2332
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Paintings, Drawings and Prints

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