2 May 2012
Camille Pissarro (1830-1903)
Village au pied d'une colline
oil over pencil on canvas
9½ x 12 in. (24.1 x 30.5 cm.)
Painted circa 1854-1855
Anton Melbye, Paris (acquired from the artist, circa 1856).
Johan Hansen, Copenhagen (circa 1880); Estate sale, Bruun
Rasmussen, Copenhagen, 28 March 1968, lot 225.
Private collection, Denmark (acquired at the above sale).
Anon. (by descent from the above); sale, Sotheby's, London, 9 February 2005, lot 411.
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.
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J. Pissarro and C. Durand-Ruel Snollaerts, Pissarro, Catalogue critique des peintures, Paris, 2005, vol. II, p. 45, no. 9 (illustrated in color).
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