Hiroshima Museum of Art


Eugène BOUDIN1824-1898

French painter from Normandy, who is known by having advised Monet about painting in the air, was one of the pioneers of the Impressionists. He continued painting beach scenery in French Atlantic coast over a life. His canvas often were occupied by expressive skies for the considerable space, and Corot called him the "King of the Sky".


Landscape in Bordeaux
Paysage à Bordeaux

1874 oil on canvas 48.5*74.0 cm


Fishers' Wives Sitting on the Beach, Berck
Groupe de pêcheuses assis sur la grève, Berck

c.1880-85  oil on board  19.3*33.0 cm