7 November 2007
Camille Pissarro (1830-1903)
Scène de rue, Lisieux
stamped with initials 'C.P.' (Lugt 613e; lower right) and inscribed 'Lisieux' (lower left)
charcoal on paper
8 1/8 x 5 1/8 in. (20.6 x 13 cm.)
Drawn in Summer 1901
Estate of the artist.
Mme Rodo-Pissarro (by descent from the above).
Arbit Blatas, New York and Paris (acquired from the above).
Schillay Fine Art, Inc., New York.
Acquired from the above by the present owner, December 2000.
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Joachim Pissarro has confirmed the authenticity of this drawing.
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