25 January 2005
Camille Pissarro (Saint-Thomas 1830-1903 Paris)
A seated boy reading, with a boy in a hat and study of a face (recto); Studies of a woman holding a baby, a woman's head in profile to the left, two figures and a seated woman (verso)
inscribed 'la lecture Galipan'
8 x 10½ in. (203 x 260 mm.)
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The same boy reappears on three other drawings in this group (lots 242, 250 and 251) and another in the Banco Central de Venezuela, Caracas (Rewald, fig. 43 verso).
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