6 June 2003
Lucien Pissarro (1863-1944)
The Nut Tree
stamped with monogram (lower right)
oil on canvas
25½ x 20 in. (64.7 x 50.8 cm.)
Painted in May 1938
The artist's family, The Brook, 1949.
Anon. sale; Sotheby's, London, 15 December 1965, lot 87.
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A. Thorold, A Catalogue of the Oil Paintings of Lucien Pissarro, London, 1983, no. 539. p. 226.
On the stretcher there is a dedication, 'To Madlein in memory of Mother from Orovida'. Orovida was Lucien and Esther's only child, born in 1893.
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