4 November 2009
Camille Pissarro (1830-1903)
Marché à Gisors
signed with initials 'CP' (lower right); stamped with initials 'C.P' (Lugt 613c; lower left)
pastel and charcoal on buff paper
9 x 7 in. (22.9 x 17.8 cm.)
Drawn circa 1885
Estate of the artist.
Harold D. Lion, London.
Ernest Brown & Phillips (The Leicester Galleries), London; sale, Sotheby & Co., London, 14 December 1955, lot 67.
P. & D. Colnaghi & Co., Ltd., London (acquired at the above sale).
Anon. sale, Sotheby's, London, 25 March 1992, lot 2.
Anon. (acquired at the above sale by the previous owner); sale, Christie's, London, 24 June 2004, lot 313.
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.
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