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Lucien Pissarro (1863-1944)
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Lucien Pissarro (1863-1944)

The millstream, Stratford St. Mary

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Lucien Pissarro (1863-1944)
The millstream, Stratford St. Mary
signed with monogram and dated '1934' (lower left)
oil on canvas
18¼ x 215/8 in. (46.3 x 54.9 cm.)
Painted in September 1934
Provenance
Purchased by the present owner's father at the 1943 exhibition.
Literature
A. Thorold, A Catalogue of the Oil Paintings of Lucien Pissarro, Oxford, 1983, no. 510.
Exhibited
London, Leicester Galleries, Lucien Pissarro, November 1934, no. 18.
Manchester, City Art Gallery, Art Exhibitions Bureau Travelling Exhibition of Oils, Watercolours and Drawings by Lucien Pissarro, June-July 1935, no. 85: this exhibition travelled to Birkenhead, Williamson Art Gallery, July-August 1935, no. 54; Blackpool, Grundy Art Gallery, October 1935; Lincoln, Usher Art Gallery, Novenber-December 1935; Burton on Trent, County Museum and Art Gallery, February 1936; Belfast, City Museum and Art Gallery, May-June 1936, no. 59; Rochdale, Corporation Art Gallery, June-July 1936; and Gateshead, Shipley Art Gallery, August 1936.
Yeovil, Art School, Lucien Pissarro, July 1941 (no catalogue).
Brighton, Public Art Galleries, Artists Aid to Russia Exhibition, April-May 1942, no. 21.
London, Leicester Galleries, Three Generations of Pissarro, June 1943, no. 52.
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Lot Essay

Pissarro spent the months of July to September 1934 in Essex, at Godfrey's, Langham, with S.L. Bensusan. Nearby Stratford St. Mary was a popular subject for paintings during the summer months.
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