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    Sale 7744

    Old Masters & 19th Century Art Day Sale

    8 July 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 120

    Jean Pillement (Lyon 1728-1808)

    Faggot gatherers in a snowy landscape

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Jean Pillement (Lyon 1728-1808)
    Faggot gatherers in a snowy landscape
    signed and dated 'Jean Pillement 1805'
    pastel, laid down on canvas
    18½ x 22¾ in. (47 x 57.7 cm.)


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    Provenance

    Anonymous sale; Christie's, London, 4 July 1978, lot 122.
    with Didier Aaron, Paris.
    Maria Gordon Smith, London.


    Literature

    M. Gordon Smith, Pillement, Cracow, 2006, pp. 294, 296, 305, fig. 300.
    N. Jeffares, Dictionary of pastellists before 1800, London, 2006, p. 421.