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Low Tide, Portrieux: PD.12-1968

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Current Location: In storage


Low Tide, Portrieux


Painter: Boudin, Eugène Louis




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 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
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: Portrieux
  • Location: Lower right
  • Type: Title
  • Text: 73
  • Location: Lower right
  • Type: Date
  • Text: Douane and "expert" rubber stamp impressions
  • Location: Verso
  • Type: 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
  • Type: Label
  • Text: CBEX / 229-D / E.Boudin / Boats "Portrieux" Côte du Nord
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: MS label
  • Type: Label

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.12-1968
Primary reference Number: 2356
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 18 December 2023 Last processed: Monday 18 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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