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Camille Pissarro (1830-1903)
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Camille Pissarro (1830-1903)

Anes au pâturage

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Camille Pissarro (1830-1903)
Anes au pâturage
signed and dated 'C. Pissarro. 1862' (lower left)
oil on canvas laid down on board
14 7/8 x 29 7/8 in. (37.7 x 75.8 cm.)
Painted in 1862
Provenance
Théodore Duret, Paris (acquired from the artist, December 1873); sale, Galerie Georges Petit, Paris, 19 March 1894, lot 34.
Edouard Aynard, Paris (acquired at the above sale).
Leonardo Bénatov, Paris.
Acquired from the above by the family of the present owner, 1956.
Literature
Letter of Camille Pissarro to Théodore Druet, 8 December 1873.
Letter of Camille Pissarro to Théodore Druet, 13 February 1874.
L.R. Bouyer, "Les arts," L'Ermitage, April 1894, p. 244.
L.R. Pissarro and L. Venturi, Camille Pissarro, Son art—son oeuvre, Paris, 1939, vol. I, p. 80, no. 19 (illustrated, vol. II, pl. 4).
M. Bodelsen, "Early Impressionist Sales 1874-1894 in the Light of Some Unpublished 'Procès-Verbaux,'" The Burlington Magazine, vol. 110, no. 783, January 1968, pp. 344 and 346.
C. Kunstler, Camille Pissarro, Milan, 1974, p. 74, no. 1862 (illustrated).
A. Distel, "Some Pissarro Collectors in 1874," Studies on Camille Pissarro, London, 1986, p. 73, note 28.
J. Pissarro, Camille Pissarro, New York, 1993, p. 143.
J. Bailly-Herzberg, Correspondence de Camille Pissarro, Paris, 2003, vol. 1, p. 87, letter no. 29, note 1; p. 90, letter no. 32 and p. 91, letter no. 33.
J. Pissarro and C. Durand-Ruel Snollaerts, Pissarro, Catalogue critique des peintures, Paris, 2005, vol. II, p. 72, no. 57 (illustrated in color; with incorrect support and dimensions).
Exhibited
Paris, Galerie Durand-Ruel et Cie., Camille Pissarro, June-September 1956, no. 4.

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