Laundresses by a Stream

Although Boudin is best known for his depiction of the seascapes and fashionable crowds on the beaches of Normandy, he was a prolific artist who tackled a variety of subjects including scenes of traditional peasant life, such as these women washing laundry in a stream.

Key facts

Artist
Artist dates
1824 - 1898
Full title
Laundresses by a Stream
Date made
about 1885-90
Medium and support
Oil on wood
Dimensions
17.8 x 22.9 cm
Inscription summary
Signed
Acquisition credit
Bequeathed by Miss Judith E. Wilson, 1960
Inventory number
NG6313
Location in Gallery