4 November 2009
Camille Pissarro (1830-1903)
Paysage avec batteuse à Montfoucault
signed 'C. Pissarro' (lower right)
pastel on paper laid down on board
10 3/8 x 14¾ in. (26.4 x 37.5 cm.)
Drawn circa 1875
Anon. sale, Hôtel Drouot, Paris, 24 February 1936, lot 38.
Perls Galleries, New York.
Acquired by the present owner, circa 1960.
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L.R. Pissarro and L. Venturi, Camille Pissarro, Son art-son oeuvre, Paris, 1939, vol. I, p. 291, no. 1529 (illustrated, vol. II, pl. 294).
New York, Perls Galleries, date unknown, no. 84a.
Claire Durand-Ruel Snollaerts and Joachim Pissarro will include this work in the forthcoming catalogue critique of Camille Pissarro's pastels and gouaches being prepared under the sponsorship of the Wildenstein Institute.
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