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Beach Scene, possibly Harfleur: PD.16-1959

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Current Location: In storage


Beach Scene, possibly Harfleur


Painter: Boudin, Eugène Louis




History note: A. Diot (Paris) ( died1897); Leicester Gallery, London, 1949, from whom acquired by the donor

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1959) by Knowles, Guy John Fenton


Circa 1888 CE - 1895 CE

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People, subjects and objects depicted

Materials used in production

Oil paint

Components of the work

Support composed of paper ( laid down on board)
Frame Depth 4.5 cm Height 24.7 cm Width 32.8 cm
Sight Size Height 15 cm Width 22.3 cm

Techniques used in production

Painting (image-making) : Oil on paper laid down on board

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Un d... g... a vous tous
  • Location: Recto
  • Type: Inscription
  • Text: A DIOT H
  • Location: Stretcher
  • Method of creation: Incised
  • Type: Number
  • Text: No. 3
  • Method of creation: Ink
  • Type: Number
  • Text: 7378
  • Method of creation: Ball point
  • Type: Label
  • Text: Exhibition of works by 19 and 20th century French Painters. Held at the Leicester Gallery. Leicester Square, London. December 1949
  • Location: Verso
  • Type: Label
  • Text: No. 4 E.BOUDIN / Harfleur
  • Location: Verso

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.16-1959
Primary reference Number: 2333
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 1 October 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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