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Camille Pissarro (1830-1903)
PROPERTY FROM A DISTINGUISHED BEVERLY HILLS COLLECTION
Camille Pissarro (1830-1903)

Baigneuse

Details
Camille Pissarro (1830-1903)
Baigneuse
stamped with initials 'C.P.' (Lugt 613a; lower right)
sanguine and charcoal on paper laid down on board
24 3/8 x 18¾ in. (61.8 x 47.6 cm.)
Drawn circa 1896
Provenance
Estate of the artist.
Mekler Gallery, Los Angeles.
Acquired from the above by the late owners, March 1988.
Exhibited
California, Fresno Art Center, Camille Pissarro, November 1988- February 1989 (dated 1894).

Lot Essay

Dr. Joachim Pissarro has confirmed that this drawing will be included in the forthcoming Catalogue Raisonné of Drawings by Camille Pissarro.

The present work is a preparatory drawing for Pissarro's Trois baigneuses sortant du bain (Pissarro and Durand-Ruel Snollaerts, no. 1108; Private collection) painted in 1896.

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