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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1942.205
People
Louis-Eugène Boudin, French (Honfleur 1824 - 1898 Deauville)
Title
Antwerp: View of the Port from the Tête de Flandres
Other Titles
Original Language Title: Port d'Anvers, vu de la Tête de Flandres
Former Title: View of the Port of Antwerp
Former Title: View of Antwerp, the Tête de Flandres
Classification
Paintings
Work Type
painting
Date
1871
Culture
French
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/230321
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Oil on cradled panel
Dimensions
37.5 x 60 x 3.7 cm (14 3/4 x 23 5/8 x 1 7/16 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Signed: l.l.: E. Boudin / Anvers 1871
  • inscription: l.l.: Anvers
Provenance
Charles Viguier, Paris, sold; [his sale, Galerie George Petit, Paris. May 4, 1906, Catalogue no. 8] sold; to [Galerie Georges Petit, Paris] sold, [Collection Georges Petit, Galerie Georges Petit, Paris, March 4, 1921]. Dr. Collet, Paris.
[Wildenstein & Company, New York], sold; to Grenville L. Winthrop, (March 2, 1940-1942) gift; to Fogg Art Museum, 1942.


Notes:
Annotated catalogue of 1906 sale suggests Petit bought painting at Viguier sale.

Winthrop paid $4800.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of Grenville L. Winthrop, Class of 1886
Accession Year
1942
Object Number
1942.205
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Boudin Sale, auct. cat., Hôtel Drouot (Paris, France, January 23, 1878), no. 24

[Unidentified Sale], auct. cat., Hôtel Drouot (Paris, France, December 1, 1899), no. 5

Ch. Viguier Sale, auct. cat., Galerie Georges Petit (Paris, France, May 4, 1906), no. 8, repr.

Sale Collection Georges Petit, auct. cat., Galerie Georges Petit (Paris, France, March 4, 1921), no. 53, repr.

Chinese Sculpture, Bronzes, Jades, Paintings and Drawings, Egyptian and Persian sculpture, Pre-Columbian art; selected from the collection of Grenville Lindall Winthrop, exh. cat., Fogg Art Museum (Cambridge, MA, 1943), p. 7

Georges Jean-Aubry, La Vie et l'oeuvre d'apres les letters et les documents inedits d'Eugene Boudin, Idees et Calendes (Neuchatel, Switzerland, 1968)

Robert Schmit, Eugène Boudin, 1824-1898, Schmit (Paris, France, 1973), Tome I, p. 243, no. 667, repr. in b/w

Edgar Peters Bowron, European Paintings Before 1900 in the Fogg Art Museum: A Summary Catalogue including Paintings in the Busch-Reisinger Museum, Harvard University Art Museums (Cambridge, MA, 1990), p. 99; repr. as no. 360

Exhibition History

Chinese sculpture, bronzes, jades, paintings and drawings, Egyptian and Persian sculpture, Pre-Columbian art : selected from the collection of Grenville Lindall Winthrop, Fogg Art Museum, Cambridge, 10/01/1943 - 02/28/1944

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