Description

    EUGÈNE LOUIS BOUDIN (French, 1824-1898)
    Cour et écurie d'un loueur, circa 1885-1890
    Oil on panel
    9-1/2 x 12-1/2 inches (24.1 x 31.8 cm)
    Signed lower left: Boudin

    PROVENANCE:
    Dormeuil (Hôtel Drouot), Paris, February 10, 1936, no. 75;
    Galeries Durand-Ruel, Paris, purchased from the above;
    Galerie Bernier, Paris;
    Dr. Fritz Nathan and Dr. Peter Nathan, Zurich (label verso);
    E.J. Van Wisselingh & Co., Amsterdam;
    Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mellon, Upperville, Virginia;
    Christie's, New York, Sale 531, November 15, 1983, lot 1 (label verso);
    Collection of Lois and the Honorable Frank R. Lautenberg, West Orange, New Jersey.

    EXHIBITED:
    National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, "French Paintings from the Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mellon and Mrs. Mellon Bruce", 1966, no. 24.

    LITERATURE:
    R. Schmit, Eugène Boudin, Volume II, Paris, 1973, p. 310, no. 2120, illus.


    Condition Report*:

    Re-varnished panel with completely stable paint film.  Panel cradled on the verso.  Under UV examination, very minor in-painting, notably a 1/2" vertical passage along the bottom edge, several vertical strokes in the legs of the background horses; a few strokes in the dirt ground (including the bottom right corner), and two tiny flecks under the white horse.

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    November, 2012
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