On the Beach, Sunset

Artist: Eugène Boudin (French, Honfleur 1824–1898 Deauville)

Date: 1865

Medium: Oil on wood

Dimensions: 15 x 23 in. (38.1 x 58.4 cm)

Classification: Paintings

Credit Line: The Walter H. and Leonore Annenberg Collection, Bequest of Walter H. Annenberg, 2002

Accession Number: 2003.20.2


Boudin's masterful and convincing representation of light effects, such as the sunset in this picture of 1865, profoundly influenced the young Claude Monet. The two artists worked together on the Normandy coast the previous summer.