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    Sale 7729

    20th Century British Art

    21 May 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 84

    Lucien Pissarro (1863-1944)

    Stephen Close, Milton, Temps Gris

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Lucien Pissarro (1863-1944)
    Stephen Close, Milton, Temps Gris
    signed with monogram and dated '1916' (lower left)
    oil on canvas
    21 x 25½ in. (53.3 x 64.7 cm.)


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    Provenance

    J.B. Manson.
    Miss Mary Manson.
    with William Ware Gallery, London, 1967.
    Anonymous sale; Christie's, London, 19 March 1971, lot 123.
    with Arthur Tooth & Son, London.
    with Rutland Gallery, November 1973.
    David Hughes.
    with Deutscher Gallery Fine Art, Melbourne, December 1975.


    Literature

    P. Synge-Hutchinson, 'A Revaluation of the Camden Town Group', Connoisseur, March 1967, pp. 166-169, illustrated.
    A. Thorold, A Catalogue of the Oil Paintings of Lucien Pissarro, London, 1983, pp. 126-127, no. 248, illustrated.


    Exhibited

    London, New English Art Club, Winter 1916, no. 36.
    London, New English Art Club, Summer 1917, no. 92.
    Manchester, City Art Gallery, Art Exhibitions Bureau Travelling Exhibition of Oils, Watercolours and Drawings by Lucien Pissarro, June - July 1935, no. 34: and regional tour.
    Leeds, City Art Gallery, Decade 1910-20, May 1965, no. 38, as 'Milton, East Knoyle': and regional tour.
    London, Arthur Tooth & Sons, Recent Acquisitions of Twentieth Century British Paintings, October - November 1973, no. 8, as 'Landscape in Wiltshire'.