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Inscription

lower left: E. Boudin.81 / Berck

Provenance

Adolphe A. Tavernier, Paris; (his sale, by Bernheim-Jeune, experts, Paris, 23 March 1903, no. 14). Albert Pontremoli, London; (Pontremoli sale, Christie's, London, 23 June 1906, no. 44); purchased by (Bernheim-Jeune, Paris).[1] (Jacques Lindon, New York); sold 4 February 1947 to Ailsa Mellon Bruce [1901-1969], New York;[2] gift 1970 to NGA.

Exhibition History
1978
Small French Paintings from the Bequest of Ailsa Mellon Bruce, National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1978, unnumbered catalogue.
1989
Paintings by Eugène Boudin from the National Gallery of Art, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1989, no cat.
2007
Eugène Boudin at the National Gallery of Art, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 2007, no cat..
2007
Eugène Boudin, Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, 2007-2008, no cat.
2009
Loan to display with permanent collection, Academy Art Museum, Easton, Maryland, 2009-2010, no catalogue.
2013
Eugène Boudin, Musée Jacquemart-André, Paris, 2013, no. 38, repro.
2013
Intimate Impressionism from the National Gallery of Art, Museo dell'Ara Pacis Augustae, Rome (exhibition title in this venue: Impressionist Gems); Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco; McNay Art Museum, San Antonio; Mitsubishi Ichigokan Museum, Tokyo, Seattle Art Museum, 2013-2015.
Bibliography
1973
Schmit, Robert. Eugéne Boudin, 1824-1898. 3 vols. Paris, 1973: 2:no. 1510.
1975
European Paintings: An Illustrated Summary Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1975: 42, repro.
1978
Small French Paintings from the Bequest of Ailsa Mellon Bruce. Exh. cat. National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1978: 12, repro. (continuing exhibition beginning in 1978).
1984
Walker, John. National Gallery of Art, Washington. Rev. ed. New York, 1984: 443, no. 443, color repro.
1985
European Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1985: 62, repro.