25 January 2005
Camille Pissarro (Saint-Thomas 1830-1903 Paris)
Two men playing the guitar in an interior in San José (recto); A group of men on a hilltop, one with a dog and a gun, and a study of a woman (verso)
inscribed 'San José' (recto) and 'Picacho del Avibu' (verso)
black lead, watercolor (recto)
8 x 10½ in (203 x 260 mm.)
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Musicians provided one of Pissarro's favorite subjects. Others are in the Banco Central de Venezuela, Caracas (Rewald, figs. 45-46) and the Museum of Fine Arts in Caracas (Boulton, p. 39).
San José was a small town situated not far from Galipan.
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