EUGENE BOUDIN (French / 1824-1898)

Eugène Boudin was born in Honfleur in 1824. Advised by Jongkind to paint "en plein air", Boudin was painting on the beach when he met an 18-year-old Claude Monet in 1856 or 57 and encouraged Monet to become a landscape painter. The younger artist never forgot the debt he owed to Boudin. In 1874 Boudin was among the artists who exhibited, alongside Monet and others, at the First Impressionist Exhibition. Eugène Boudin is known especially for his informal beach scenes. A good selection of his works can be seen at the Musée d'art moderne André Malraux (MuMa) in Le Havre. Boudin died in Deauville in 1898.

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Selected prints by EUGENE BOUDIN

Pardon dans l'église
de Hauvec
(Finistère), 1900
Marine, c.1864
Le port de Trouville, 1892

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