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Low Tide, Portrieux: PD.12-1968

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Low Tide, Portrieux


Boudin, Eugène Louis (Painter)


History note: Bought from the artist by Huvet, February 1881; with Galerie Chapentier, Paris, 1954; with A. Tooth & Son's, London

Legal notes

Sidney Ernest Prestige, 1965, with a life-interest to his widow, who died 1968, when the picture was received

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1965) by Prestige, Sidney Ernest


Production date: AD/CE 1873

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Materials used in production

Oil paint

Components of the work

Support: composed of canvas Frame: Depth 8.5 cm Height 53.3 cm Width 66 cm
Canvas: Height 31.7 cm Width 46.6 cm

Techniques used in production

Painting (image-making) : Oil on canvas

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: E. Boudin
  • Location: Lower left
  • Signature
  • Text: Portrieux
  • Location: Lower right
  • Title
  • Text: 73
  • Location: Lower right
  • Date
  • Text: Douane and "expert" rubber stamp impressions
  • Location: Verso
  • Stamp
  • Text: E Boudin S Image de Portrieux (Cotes du nord).
  • Location: Frame
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: 14
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Stencilled
  • Label
  • Text: CBEX / 229-D / E.Boudin / Boats "Portrieux" Côte du Nord
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: MS label
  • Label

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.12-1968
Primary reference Number: 2356
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 28 July 2021 Last processed: Wednesday 28 July 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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