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Sunset on the beach: 2380

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Current Location: In storage


Sunset on the beach


Draughtsman: Boudin, Eugène Louis




History note: Eugène Gourdot, Paris; London Goupil Gallery

Measurements and weight

Height: 171 mm
Width: 281 mm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1939) by Hindley Smith, Frank

School or Style


Materials used in production

Pastels (crayons)

Components of the work

Support composed of paper ( brown)

Techniques used in production

Drawing (image-making) : Pastel chalks on brown paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: timbre de l'atelier de Boudin (L.828) (marked twice)
  • Location: Right and lower left
  • Text: William Marchant and Co. / pictures / bronzes / frames / restorations / etc. / etc. / The Goupil Gallery, Waterloo Place S.W. / London
  • Location: Verso, frame
  • Method of creation: Label
  • Text: Eugene Gourdot, 58 R. DE ....... PARIS
  • Location: Verso, frame (beneath the above)
  • Method of creation: Label
  • Text: Walter Carter / Harrod's Ltd / Smith / 64 / Southport
  • Location: Verso, frame
  • Method of creation: Label
  • Text: Sunset / 111 / Boudin
  • Location: Verso, frame
  • Method of creation: Label
  • Text: 141
  • Location: Verso, frame
  • Method of creation: Blue chalk
  • Text: 141
  • Location: On the back of the mount
  • Method of creation: Red chalk

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 2380
Primary reference Number: 6108
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 9 November 2023 Last processed: Friday 10 November 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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