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Village Market

BOUDIN, Louis Eugène (1824 - 1898)

[image: Village Market]

Media: oil on canvas

Size: 11.2 x 19.9 cm

Acquired: 1963; Bequest; Margaret Davies

Accession Number: NMW A 2431

Collection: The Davies Sisters Collection

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Short dashes of paint convey the activity of a busy market. Areas of bare paper show through where Boudin rushed to depict the momentary impression. A contrast to his modern beach scenes, this painting conveys a traditional rural community. Towards the end of the nineteenth century many artists spent time in remote areas of Brittany and Normandy, as a type of artistic tourism.


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