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The dock at Le Havre: PD.7-1967

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Current Location: In storage


The dock at Le Havre


Painter: Boudin, Eugène Louis




History note: Martin; his sale, vente Drouot, Paris 4.iv.1892, no. 14 (400 Francs); Gustave Cahen, his sale Galerie George Petit, Paris, 24.v.1929, no. 48 (31, 2000 Francs); with J. Leger and Son, London, 14.xii, 1936; (with Barbizon House, 1938) Sale Sotheby's,, lot. 50 (£78); when bought by the donor

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In memory of his wife, Edith.

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1967) by Harris, Emanuel Vincent


Production date: AD 1887-10-20

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Materials used in production

Oil paint

Components of the work

Support composed of panel (wood) ( edges bevelled at the back)
Frame Depth 9 cm Height 51.3 cm Width 60.3 cm
Canvas Height 32 cm Width 41 cm

Techniques used in production

Painting (image-making) : Oil on panel

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: E.Boudin
  • Location: Lower right
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: 87
  • Location: Lower right
  • Type: Date
  • Text: 20 October
  • Location: Lower right
  • Type: Date
  • Text: 20 Octobre (partly erased)
  • Location: Lower right
  • Type: Date
  • Text: J.Leger & Son, 13 Old Bond Street, London, reading "Bassin au Havre Eugène Boudin 14-12-36"
  • Location: Verso
  • Type: Label
  • Text: E.Boudin...o Au Havre: signed and dated 1887 20th October 13 in by 16in. (in ink), Bought Sotheby's ....
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Cutting, endorsed in ink
  • Type: Supporting information
  • Text: Exposition Eugène Boudin A l'Ecole Natle des Beaux-Arts - Janvier 1899. M. Cahey 44 Rue Laffitte Exposant. No. 278
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Printed and MS
  • Type: Label
  • Text: Boudin (Eugene). Au Havre. Signé et daté 1887.... 39 cent
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Label
  • Text: B.H. No. 3357. E. Boudin. Au Havre
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Printed and MS
  • Type: Label
  • Text: (Douane Centrale Paris)
  • Location: Verso
  • Type: Stamp
  • Text: de Baut
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Blue chalk

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.7-1967
Primary reference Number: 2341
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

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

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