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Lucien Pissarro (the artist's son), London, from 1921 until at least 1939.
Arthur Tooth & Sons, London.
Galerie de l'Élysée, Paris, by whom acquired from the above in April 1954.
Sylvia Blatas, Geneva.
William Pall Gallery, New York.
Acquired from the above by the present owner in June 1986.
PROPERTY FROM A NORTH AMERICAN COLLECTION
E. Newton, 'Rochdale Art Gallery. Paintings by Pissarro', in The Rochdale Observer, 29 October 1932.
L.-R. Pissarro & L. Venturi, Camille Pissarro, son art-son oeuvre, Paris, 1939, vol. I, p. 153, no. 517 (illustrated, vol. II, pl. 106, titled 'Paysans dans les champs, Côte des Grouettes, Pontoise').
J. Pissarro & C. Durand-Ruel Snollaerts, Pissarro, catalogue critique des peintures, vol. II, Paris, 2005, no. 636 (illustrated p. 425).
London, The National Gallery, Millbank, Oil Paintings by Camille Pissarro, June - October 1931, no. 18; this exhibition later travelled to Birmingham, City Museum and Art Gallery, October - November 1931, no. 15; Nottingham, Castle Museum and Art Gallery, November - December 1931, no. 10; Stockport, War Memorial Buildings, January 1932, no. 9; Sheffield, Mappin Art Gallery, February - March 1932, no. 10; Bootle, Museum, April - May 1932, no. 8; Leeds, City Art Gallery, July 1932, no. 4; Northampton, Art Gallery, September 1932, no. 20; Blackpool, Grundy Art Gallery, September 1932, no. 20 and Rochdale, Corporation Art Gallery, October - November 1932, no. 20. London, The Stafford Gallery, Constable, Bonington, Pissarro, May - June 1939, no. 7.
Basel, Kunsthalle, Impressionisten - Monet, Pissarro, Sisley: Vorläufer und Zeitgenossen, September - November 1949, no. 96.