Beach at Trouville
- Louis-Eugène Boudin (French, 1824-1898)
- Oil on panel
- 5-7/8 x 9-7/8 in. (14.9 x 25.1 cm)
- Credit Line:
- Norton Simon Museum, Gift of Mr. Cary Grant
- Accession Number:
- © Norton Simon Museum
Boudin’s beach scenes provide a charming record of resort fashion through the decades. Here the wide crinolines of the 1860s and early 1870s have given way to the more severe, bustled silhouettes of about 1880. Little girls wear pinafores and short skirts rather than miniature versions of their mothers’ attire. An ability to capture with a few brief strokes such nuances of status and style made Boudin enduringly popular with the middle-class Parisians he painted.
Charles Ricada, Paris (sale, Paris, Hôtel Drouot, 20 March 1893, lot 32, for Ff 400).
Georges Feydeau, Paris (sale, Paris, Hôtel Drouot, 11 February 1901, lot 23, as Sur la plage, for Ff 1,400, to);
[Durand-Ruel, Paris, sold 20 March 1920 to];
Devilder, Roubaix, France.
[André Schoeller (1879-1955), Paris, sold 4 May 1936 to];
[Arthur Tooth & Sons, London, stock no. 9736, as Sur la Plage, Trouville, sold 25 May 1936 to];
Earl of Hardwicke.
Cary Grant, Beverly Hills, California, gift 1980 to;
Norton Simon Museum.
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