7 May 2009
Camille Pissarro (1830-1903)
signed 'C. Pissarro' (lower left)
watercolor and charcoal on paper
12¼ x 9½ in. (31.1 x 24.1 cm.)
(possibly) C.W. Kraushaar Art Galleries, New York.
M. Knoedler & Co., Inc., New York.
Anon. sale, Sotheby's, New York, 17 November 1998, lot 204.
Anon. (acquired at the above sale); sale, Christie's, London, 19 June 2007, lot 120.
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.
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(possibly) Cleveland Museum of Art, Drawings by Old and Modern Masters, November-December 1927 (titled Le Marché à Pontoise).
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