Plougastel: Shrimp Fisherwomen

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Plougastel: Shrimp Fisherwomen Dated 1871
The view shown is Plougastel, situated on the north bank of the river Elorn, near the Atlantic port of Brest. According to an early title for this painting the women in traditional costume were shrimpers. Boudin was an important influence on several of the young Impressionists, especially Monet whom he encouraged to paint out-of-doors.


  • Acc. No. NG 2350
  • Medium Oil on panel
  • Size 23.80 x 41.20 cm
  • Credit Bequest of Dr. Robert A. Lillie 1977