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    Sale 7424

    20th Century British Art

    16 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 27

    Lucien Pissarro (1863-1944)

    Buttercups, Colchester

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Lucien Pissarro (1863-1944)
    Buttercups, Colchester
    signed with a monogram and dated '1911' (lower right), signed again and inscribed 'Buttercups Colchester Lucien Pissarro' (on the stretcher)
    oil on canvas
    18¼ x 21¾ in. (46.3 x 55.2 cm.)


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    Provenance

    The Brook, 1949.
    Mrs William M. Greve, New York, 1966.
    William M. Greve; Christie's, London, 11 June 1976, lot 33.
    with David B. Findlay Galleries, New York, 1976.
    with Richard Green, London, 1976-77.
    Anonymous sale; Sotheby's, London, 22 June 1977, lot 33.
    with Kaspar Gallery, Toronto, where purchased by the present owner in 1980.


    Literature

    W. Baron, The Camden Town Group, London, 1979, p. 268.
    A. Thorold, A Catalogue of the Oil Paintings of Lucien Pissarro, London, 1983, pp. 92-3, no. 148, illustrated.


    Exhibited

    London, Carfax Gallery, First Exhibition of members of the Camden Town Group, June 1911, no. 13.
    London, Carfax Gallery, Lucien Pissarro, May 1913, no. 35.
    Brighton, Public Art Galleries, English Post-Impressionists, Cubists and Others, December 1913 - January 1914, no. 65.
    London, Holland Park Hall, Allied Artists' Association, July 1914, no. 35.
    London, Leicester Galleries, Memorial Exhibition of Paintings and Watercolours of Lucien Pissarro, January 1946, no. 23.
    London, Leicester Galleries, A collection of paintings by Lucien Pissarro, June - July 1950, no. 3.
    London, O'Hana Gallery, Lucien Pissarro, November 1955, no. 3.
    New York, David B. Findlay Galleries, Lucien Pissarro, April - May 1966, no. 4.
    London, Anthony d'Offay Gallery, Lucien Pissarro 1863-1944, July - August 1983, no. 20.