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Figures on the Beach

1893
Eugène Louis Boudin (French, 1824–1898)


Dimensions

36.5 x 59.1 cm (14 3/8 x 23 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

1993.32

Medium or Technique

Oil on canvas

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Paintings

Inscription

Signed and dated lower left: E. Boudin. 9[3?]

Provenance

1952, anonymous collection, France; December 2-3, 1952, "La Princesse de X..." and others sale, Paris, Galerie Charpentier, lot 33. Allard et Noël, Paris [see note 1]. By 1975, Antique Porcelain Company, New York (stock no. 11638); October 10, 1975, sold by the Antique Porcelain Company to William Appleton Coolidge (b. 1901 - d. 1992), Topsfield and Cambridge, MA; 1993, bequest of William Appleton Coolidge to the MFA. (Accession Date: January 27, 1993) NOTES: [1] According to Robert Schmit, "Eugène Boudin, 1824 - 1898" (Paris, 1973), vol. 2, p. 390, cat. no. 2338. Whether the gallery purchased the painting at the 1952 sale has not been determined.

Credit Line

Bequest of William A. Coolidge