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Ships at dock, Deauville: PD.8-1967

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Current Location: In storage


Ships at dock, Deauville


Painter: Boudin, Eugène Louis




History note: Bought from the artist by Duval teh gilder, June 1894; with the Galerie J. Dubourg Paris; with the Leicester Galleries Leicester Square, 1936, where bought by Harcourt Johnstone (Barbizon House); sold, Sotheby's, 12 June 1940, lot. 145 (£80), where acquired by the donor

Legal notes

E. Vincent Harris, O.B.E., R.A., in memory of his wife, Edith.

Acquisition and important dates

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


Production date: AD 1881

School or Style


Materials used in production

Oil paint

Components of the work

Support composed of canvas
Frame Depth 10 cm Height 60 cm Width 75 cm
Canvas Height 40 cm Width 55.4 cm

Techniques used in production

Painting (image-making) : Oil on canvas

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: E. Boudin
  • Location: Lower left
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: 81
  • Location: Lower left
  • Type: Date
  • Text: E. Boudin. 145, 'Bateaux dans le port', signed and dated 1881, 16 in. by 21 in. / (in ink), Bought Sotheby June 1940
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Sale catalogue cutting, with ink endorsement
  • Type: Supporting information
  • Text: 21
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Blue chalk
  • Type: Number
  • Text: Leicester Galleries, Leicester Square. Exhibition of works by the French Impressionists, May 1936, no. 8. Purchased by Harcourt Johnstone
  • Location: Verso
  • Type: Label

Inscription present: label of packers in Paris

  • Text: Robinot Frères et Cie, Exposition de Londres 1936. Monsieur Boudin No. 5
  • Location: Verso
  • Type: Label

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.8-1967
Primary reference Number: 2347
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

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

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