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    Sale 1902

    Impressionist and Modern Works on Paper

    7 November 2007, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 124

    Camille Pissarro (1830-1903)

    Scène de rue, Lisieux

    Price Realised  

    Camille Pissarro (1830-1903)
    Scène de rue, Lisieux
    stamped with initials 'C.P.' (Lugt 613e; lower right) and inscribed 'Lisieux' (lower left)
    charcoal on paper
    8 1/8 x 5 1/8 in. (20.6 x 13 cm.)
    Drawn in Summer 1901


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    Joachim Pissarro has confirmed the authenticity of this drawing.

    Pissarro's fascination with Gothic architecture brought him and his son Ludovic-Rodolphe to Lisieux, a picturesque city in Normandy, for two days in the summer of 1901.

    Provenance

    Estate of the artist.
    Mme Rodo-Pissarro (by descent from the above).
    Arbit Blatas, New York and Paris (acquired from the above).
    Regina Resnick.
    Schillay Fine Art, Inc., New York.
    Acquired from the above by the present owner, December 2000.