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    Sale 7601

    Impressionist and Modern Works on Paper

    25 June 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 263

    Camille Pissarro (1831-1903)

    Faneuse au repos

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    Camille Pissarro (1831-1903)
    Faneuse au repos
    signed with the initials and dated 'C.P 90' (lower right); signed and dated 'C.Pissarro 1890' (lower left)
    pastel and charcoal on blue paper
    9 5/8 x 12 5/8 in. (24.5 x 32 cm.)
    Executed in 1890

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    Christopher Lloyd confirmed the authenticity of this work in 1996.

    This drawing is a preparatory study for the seated figure on the right in Pissarro's oil painting Faneuses au repos, 1891 (JP 920; San Antonio, Marion Koogler McNay Art Museum; fig. 1). Another pastel related to the same painting is in the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford (Brettell & Lloyd, no. 240).

    (fig. 1) Camille Pissarro, Faneuses au repos, 1891. San Antonio (Texas), Marion Koogler McNay Art Museum.

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    Anonymous sale, Sotheby's, New York, 13 November 1996, lot 137.
    Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.

    Saleroom Notice

    Joachim Pissarro has confirmed the authenticity of this work.

    Pre-Lot Text