Sale 138 Lot 27

**Camille Pissarro
1830-1903 (French)
Pommiers en fleurs, Eragny, c.1900
oil on cardboard mounted on panel
h:22 w:28 cm.
signed lower left

Provenance: Eugène Blot, Paris; sale, Hôtel Drouot, Paris, 9-10 May 1900, lot 139.
Galerie Georges Petit, Paris.
Private collection, Switzerland.
Anon. sale: Palais Galliéra, Paris, June 11, 1974, lot 29.
Reuben Hecht, Haifa.
Nathan Bernstein, New York.
Acquired by Achim Moeller Fine Art on behalf of John C. Whitehead, March 1983.
Private European collection.

Exhibited: Late 19th and Early 20th Century French Masters, The John C. Whitehead Collection, The Montclair Art Museum, April-June 1989, p. 32, no. 58.
The Whitehead Collection, Late 19th and 20th Century French Masters, A Collection in Progress, Achim Moeller Fine Art, New York, 1997 (illustrated in exhibition catalogue, pp.88-90 - in color; detail illustrated in color; with incorrect support).

Literature: L'art français de la révolution à nos jours, Paris (illustrated).
L.R. Pissarro and L. Venturi, Camille Pissarro, son art—son oeuvre, Paris, 1939, vol. I, p.239, no.1137 (illustrated, vol. II, pl.226; with incorrect support).
Achim Moeller Fine Art (ed.), Late 19th and Early 20th Century French Masters, The John C. Whitehead Collection, A Collection in Progress, New York, 1987, p. 80 (illustrated in color, p. 81).
Achim Moeller Fine Art (ed.), From Daumier to Matisse, Selections from the John C. Whitehead Collection, exh. cat., Achim Moeller Fine Art, New York, 2002, p. 14 (illustrated in color).
J. Pissarro and C. Durand-Ruel Snollaerts, Pissarro, Catalogue critique des eintures, Paris, 2005, vol. III, p. 815, no. 1319 (illustrated in color; with incorrect support).
Estimate $ 480,000-600,000

Sold for  $ 593,000

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