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The Inlet at Berck (Pas-de-Calais)

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Lower right: E Boudin / 16 juillet 80


1892, E. O'Doard, Paris; November 29, 1892, sold by O'Doard to Durand-Ruel, Paris; March 8, 1900, sold by Durand-Ruel to Adolphe-Eugène Tavernier (b. 1854? - d. after 1907), Paris [see note 1]. Possibly with J. Eastman Chase Gallery, Boston [see note 2]. By 1926, Desmond FitzGerald (b. 1846 - d. 1926), Brookline, MA; by descent to his daughter-in-law, Agnes Blake (Mrs. Stephen S.) FitzGerald (b. 1876), Weston, MA; 1964, bequest of Mrs. Stephen S. FitzGerald to the MFA. (Accession Date: October 14, 1964) NOTES: [1] This information is taken from Robert Schmit, "Eugene Boudin" (Paris, 1973), vol. 2, p. 140, cat. no. 1658. [2] Notes in the MFA curatorial file record a label from Chase Gallery on the reverse of the frame. Chase was active as a dealer from about the 1870s until the 1920s.

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Bequest of Mrs. Stephen S. FitzGerald



54.6 x 75 cm (21 1/2 x 29 1/2 in.)

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Oil on canvas