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La Mère Gaspard, Pontoise

La Mère Gaspard, Pontoise
signed and dated 'Pissarro. 1876' (lower left)
oil on canvas
22 x 18 1/8 in. (55.9 x 46 cm.)
Painted in 1876
Eugène Murer, Paris (acquired from the artist).
Dr. Georges Viau, Paris; sale, Galerie Durand-Ruel et Cie., Paris, 4 March 1907, lot 50.
Galerie Duret, Paris (acquired at the above sale).
Georges Bernheim, Paris.
Sidney and Jenny Brown, Baden (acquired from the above, November 1913).
Paul Rosenberg & Co., Paris.
Albert Roothbert, New York (acquired from the above, by 1939).
The Topstone Fund, New York; sale, Parke-Bernet Galleries Inc., New York, 15 October 1969, lot 21.
B. Gerald Cantor, New York (acquired at the above sale).
Leona Cantor Palmer, Beverly Hills (by descent from the above).
The Los Angeles County Museum of Art (gift from the above, December 1981); sale, Sotheby's, New York, 2 November 2005, lot 19.
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.
J. Meier Graefe, "Camille Pissarro," Kunst und Künstler, Berlin, 1904, p. 482.
L.R. Pissarro and L. Venturi, Camille Pissarro: Son art-son oeuvre, Paris, 1939, vol. I, p. 133, no. 373 (illustrated, vol. II, pl. 75).
P. Gachet, Deux amis des Impressionnistes: le docteur Gachet et Murer, Paris, 1956, p. 171, no. 29 (titled Femme à la cape).
Los Angeles County Museum of Art Member's Calendar, August 1983, p. 6.
Los Angeles County Museum of Art Report, July 1981-June 1984, p. 25.
J. House, "Camille Pissarro's Ideas of Unity," Studies on Camille Pissarro, London, 1987, pp. 27-28.
S. Schaefer and P. Fusco, European Painting and Sculpture in the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, 1987, p. 77 (illustrated).
J. Bailly-Herzberg, Correspondance de Camille Pissarro, Paris, 2003, vol. 1, p. 103, no. 46.
J. Pissarro and C. Durand-Ruel Snollaerts, Pissarro: Catalogue critique des peintures, Paris, 2005, vol. II, p. 341, no. 480 (illustrated in color).
Paris, Galerie Durand-Ruel et Cie., L'exposition de l'oeuvre de Camille Pissarro, April 1904, p. 14, no. 39.
Des Moines Art Center; Indianapolis Museum of Art; Albuquerque, University of New Mexico Art Museum; Santa Barbara Museum of Art and Fort Worth Art Center Museum, Selections from the B. Gerald Cantor Collection, December 1970-August 1971, no. 15.
Tokyo, Isetan Museum of Art; Fukuoka Museum of Art and Kyoto Municipal Museum of Art, Camille Pissarro, March-July 1984, p. 132, no. 27 (illustrated in color).
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