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Seaside, Port of Honfleur

A work made of pastel on blue wove paper.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of pastel on blue wove paper.


c. 1860


Eugène Louis Boudin
French, 1824-1898

About this artwork

Boudin was a native of Honfleur, one of the most picturesque harbor communes in the French region of Normandy. Self-taught, he started experimenting with pastel in the 1850s. This sort of landscape, likely made en plein air, would prove extremely influential to the young Claude Monet.


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Eugène Louis Boudin


Seaside, Port of Honfleur


France (Artist's nationality:)

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Pastel on blue wove paper


18.5 × 25.9 cm (7 5/16 × 10 1/4 in.)

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Helmuth Bartsch Endowment

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