24 June 2004
Camille Pissarro (1830-1903)
Marché à Gisors
signed with the initials 'CP' (lower right); stamped with the initials 'C.P' (Lugt 613c; lower left); with a stamp in blue ink 'C. Pissarro, à Eragny-sur-Epte par Gisors' (on the reverse)
coloured crayons and charcoal on paper
9 x 7 in. (22.8 x 17.8 cm.)
Executed circa 1885
Harold D. Lion, London.
The Leicester Galleries, London.
Anonymous sale, Sotheby's, London, 14 December 1955, lot 67.
P. & D. Colnaghi & Co. (no. A21234), by whom acquired at the above sale.
Anonymous sale, Sotheby's, London, 25 March 1992, lot 2.
Acquired at the above sale by the previous owner.
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