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ID number: BIRBI-51.1|
Title / Object name: A Beach near Trouville
Category: Visual art
Object type: Painting
Artist / Maker: Boudin, Eugène (1824-1898)
Place made: Trouville
Date made: 1895
This scene was painted on the spot and it is dated the 11th October, 1895. Boudin was born nearby on the Normandy coast and he painted its beaches and harbours throughout his career. This is a more solitary scene than many, with a single distant fisherwoman under a typically lively and spacious sky.
ID number: ECM 1021|
Title / Object name: Bes Amulet
Object type: Amulet
Date made: New Kingdom
Flat-backed amulet of the god Bes in profile playing a tambourine or drum. He strides forward with his left leg and an animal tail can be seen hanging behind him. A suspension lug is attached at the top. [More Info]