(1824 - 1898)
Eugene Louis Boudin was active/lived in France. Eugene Boudin is known for plein-air marine painting, coastal scenes.
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One of the earliest French plein-air painters, Eugéne Boudin became
known for his marine scenes, especially people and boats along the
shores, and for the expansive skyscapes of these canvases. He
worked in oil and pastel.
Boudin was born in Deauville, Honfleur, Normandy. His father was
a sailor, and as a young man, he worked as a cabin boy on a steamer
that sailed on the Seine River between Havre and Honfleur.
However, he lost interest in making that activity his life's work, and
became especially interested in art when in 1835, his father gave up
being a sail and became a frame-maker. Boudin became an assistant
in his father's shop, and in that capacity met numerous artists working
in the area
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