Sale 120 Lot 20

**Camille Pissarro
1830-1903 (French)
Les carrières du chou, Pontoise, 1882
oil on canvas
h:54 w:66 cm.
signed and dated lower right

Provenance: Julie Pissarro (the artist's wife), Éragny, by descent from the artist in 1904.
Lucien Pissarro (the artist's son), London.
P. Voûte, Baarn and Amsterdam, by 1939.
E.J. van Wisselingh, Amsterdam, by whom acquired from the above in 1940.
Private collection, The Netherlands, by whom acquired from the above in 1940.
Anonymous sale, Christie's, London, 27 November 1989, lot 12.
Zen International Fine Art, Tokyo.
Sale, Sotheby's, New York, 13 November 1997, lot 102.
Private collection, until 2001.
Sale: Sotheby's, New York, 10 May 2001, lot 219.
Sale: Christie's, London, Wednesday, June 23, 2010, lot 18.
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.

Exhibited: Paris, 9 Boulevard de la Madeleine, Oeuvres de Camille Pissarro, May 1883, no. 69.
Paris, Galerie Durand-Ruel, Camille Pissarro, April 1904, no. 68.
Paris, Galerie Manzi-Joyant, Exposition rétrospective d'oeuvres de Camille Pissarro, January - February 1914, no. 46.
London, The Leicester Galleries, Memorial Exhibition of the Works of Camille Pissarro, May 1920, no. 68.
Paris, Galerie Nunès & Fiquet, Exposition de la collection de Madame Veuve Camille Pissarro, May - June 1921, no. 12.
Tokyo, Zen International Fine Art, Five Masterpieces of Impressionist Paintings, April 1991, n.n.

Literature: E. Jacques, 'Beaux-Arts. Exposition de M. Pissarro', in L'Intransigeant, 14 May 1883. p. 2.
J. Meier-Graffe, 'Camille Pissarro', in Kunst und Künstler, September 1904, p. 484.
'Recent Art Exhibitions. Pissarro, Fantin and Others', in The Nottingham Guardian, 14 May 1920, p. 4.
F. Rutter, 'The Galleries. Camille Pissarro and the London Group', in The Sunday Times, 16 May 1920, p. 5.
'Art. A Great Impressionist', in Truth, 19 May 1920, p. 978.
G. Lecomte, Camille Pissarro, Paris, 1922, p. 64 (illustrated).
L.-R. Pissarro & L. Venturi, Camille Pissarro, son art - son oeuvre, vol. I, Paris, 1939, no. 559, p. 160 (illustrated vol. II, pl. 115).
J. Rewald, Pissarro, London, 1963 (illustrated p. 35).
F. Cachin, 'Some Notes on Pissarro and Symbolism', in Studies on Camille Pissarro, London and New York, 1986, p. 96 (erroneously referenced as Pissarro & Venturi, 1939, no. 595).
J. Rewald, Camille Pissarro, Paris and New York, 1989, p. 35 (illustrated).
J. Rewald, Camille Pissarro, London, 1991, p. 35 (illustrated).
R.R. Brettell, Pissarro and Pontoise, the Painter in a Landscape, London, 1990, p. 54 (illustrated p. 55, fig. 51).
J. Pisssarro & C. Durand-Ruel Snollaerts, Pissarro, catalogue critique des peintures, vol. II, Paris, 2005, no. 695, pp. 462-463 (illustrated p. 463).
Estimate € 950,000-1,200,000

Sold for  € 1,073,500


 
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