5 November 2003,
Price realised USD 31,070
USD 14,000 - USD 18,000
Camille Pissarro (1830-1903)
signed with initials 'C.P.' (lower left)
watercolor over black Conté crayon on paper
8¼ x 4¾ in. (21 x 12 cm.)
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Christopher Lloyd and Joachim Pissarro have confirmed the authenticity of this work.
In the early 1880s, Pissarro worked on studies of female figures digging in the kitchen garden. See related works Pissarro and Venturi nos. 573, 577 and 618.
Dr. Alfred Gold, Berlin, Paris and New York (before 1940).
Marianne Gold Littman, Portland, Oregon (by descent from the above, circa 1950).
Gift from the above to the present owner.
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