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Scheveningen: PD.9-1967

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Object information

Current Location: In storage




Painter: Boudin, Eugène Louis




History note: Sold Le Havre, 3 July 1979, Tableaux par E. Boudin et A. Gautier, no. 12; Sorel, sale, Hotel Drouot, Paris, 19.xii.1903, no .5 (840 Francs); Dr Brocq, (Paris); with the Barbizon House, London, from whom bought, 1938, by the donor

Legal notes

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

Measurements and weight

Height: 40.3 cm
Width: 65.2 cm

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Acquisition and important dates

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

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Materials used in production

Oil paint

Components of the work

Support composed of canvas

Techniques used in production

Painting (image-making) : Oil on canvas

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: E. Boudin
  • Location: Lower right
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: Scheveningen
  • Location: Lower left
  • Text: Exposition Eugène Boudin, Ecole Nationale des Beaux-Arts, January 1899, the name of the 'Exposant' appears to read Sorel, Lord or Ford. Title, "Scheveningue, Bateaux de pêche"
  • Location: Verso
  • Type: Label
  • Text: 7106
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Blue chalk
  • Type: Number
  • Text: Barbizon House, 9 Henrietta Street
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Label

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.9-1967
Primary reference Number: 2351
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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