21 June 2018
Camille Pissarro (1830-1903)
signed 'C. Pissarro' (lower right)
pastel on paper
8 7/8 x 11 in. (22.5 x 28 cm.)
Executed circa 1875
Gabriel Picard, Paris; sale, Hôtel Drouot, Paris, 25 June 1927, lot 94.
Acquired by the present owner by 1990.
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L.R. Pissarro & L. Venturi, Camille Pissarro, Son art - son œuvre, vol. I, Paris, 1939, no. 1531, p. 291 (illustrated vol. II, pl. 294).
This work is accompanied by an original Attestation of Inclusion from the Wildenstein Institute, and it will be included in the forthcoming Camille Pissarro Digital Catalogue Raisonné, currently being prepared under the sponsorship of the Wildenstein Plattner Institute, Inc.
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