8 July 2009
Jean Pillement (Lyon 1728-1808)
Faggot gatherers in a snowy landscape
signed and dated 'Jean Pillement 1805'
pastel, laid down on canvas
18½ x 22¾ in. (47 x 57.7 cm.)
Anonymous sale; Christie's, London, 4 July 1978, lot 122.
with Didier Aaron, Paris.
Maria Gordon Smith, London.
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M. Gordon Smith, Pillement, Cracow, 2006, pp. 294, 296, 305, fig. 300.
N. Jeffares, Dictionary of pastellists before 1800, London, 2006, p. 421.
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