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    Sale 2046

    Impressionist and Modern Art Day Sale

    6 November 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 114

    Camille Pissarro (1830-1903)

    Femme se cambrant (recto); Paysanne (verso)

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    Camille Pissarro (1830-1903)
    Femme se cambrant (recto); Paysanne (verso)
    signed with initials 'C.P.' (lower left)
    watercolor and pen and ink over pencil on paper (recto); pencil and gray wash (verso)
    5 7/8 x 3 5/8 in. (14.9 x 9.2 cm.)
    Executed circa 1890


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    Dr. Joachim Pissarro has confirmed the authenticity of this work.

    Provenance

    Ludovico Rodo Pissarro, Paris (by descent from the artist).
    O'Hana Gallery, London.
    Alex and Rita K. Hillman, New York (acquired from the above, September 1956).
    Gift from the above to the present owner, October 1968.


    Pre-Lot Text

    Property from the Alex Hillman Family Foundation*


    Literature

    E. Braun, et al., Manet to Matisse, The Hillman Family Foundation, Seattle and London, 1994, p. 142, no. 50 (recto illustrated in color, p. 143; verso illustrated, p. 142).


    Exhibited

    New York, Bronx Museum of the Arts, Paintings, Drawings, and Sculpture from the Alex Hillman Family Foundation, April-May 1972.
    Roslyn, Nassau County Museum of Fine Arts, Modern Masters: Paintings and Drawings from the Alex Hillman Family Foundation, December 1977-February 1978, no. 29.
    Jamaica, New York, Jamaica Arts Center, Master Drawings from New York Private Collections, October-December 1982.
    The Brooklyn Museum, Exhibition of Works from the Alex Hillman Family Foundation, February 1986-January 1987.
    The Brooklyn Museum, Modern Masters: French Art from the Alex Hillman Family Foundation Collection, June-August 1988.
    Phoenix, University of Arizona Museum of Art, Paintings and Drawings from the Alex Hillman Family Foundation, December 1991-May 1992.


    Post Lot Text

    *This lot may be exempt from sales tax as set forth in the Sales Tax Notice in the back of the catalogue.