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Camille Pissarro (1830-1903)\nLe printemps\nsigned and dated 'C. Pissarro. 1872' (lower left)\noil on canvas\n21 5/8 x 51½ in. (55 x 130.8 cm.)\nPainted in Pontoise, 1872
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title

Le printemps

medium

Oil on canvas

notice

Please note that the following work has been requested for the exhibition Camille Pissarro: The Evolution of an Impressionist, 1864-1874 to be held at The Baltimore Museum of Art from February-May 2007 and then travel to additional U.S. venues, closing in January 2008.

prelot

Property of a Private European Collector

Les Quatre Saisons

signed

Signed and dated 'C. Pissarro. 1872' (lower left)

creator

Camille Pissarro

exhibited

The Hague, Gemeentemuseum, 1933.

Washington D.C., National Gallery of Art (on loan from 1946-1971).

Paris, Galerie Schmit, Les impressionistes et leurs précurseurs, May-June 1972, no. 52 (illustrated).

dimensions

21 5/8 x 51½ in. (55 x 130.8 cm.)

literature

C. Kunstler, "Des Lettres Inédites de Camille Pissarro à Octave Mirbeau 1891-1892 et à Lucien Pissarro 1898-1899," La revue de l'art ancien et moderne, March 1930, vol. LVII, pp. 188-189.

L.R. Pissarro and L. Venturi, Camille Pissarro, son art-son oeuvre, Paris, 1939, p. 104, no. 183 (illustrated, vol. II, pl. 37).

J. Rewald, ed., Camille Pissarro: Letters to his son Lucien, New York, 1972, p. 168 (letter dated 9 May 1891).

R.R. Brettell, Pissarro and Pontoise: The Painter in a Landscape, New Haven, 1990, pp. 59 and 153-158 (illustrated in color, pl. 132).

J.J. Lévêque, Les années impressionistes, 1970-1889, Courbevoie, 1990, p. 222 (illustrated in color).

J. Pissarro, Camille Pissarro, New York, 1993, pp. 94-95 (illustated in color, p. 97, fig. 95).

provenance

Achille Arosa, Paris (commissioned from the artist, 1872); sale, Hôtel Drouot, Paris, 6 May 1891, lot 23.

Galerie Bernheim-Jeune, Paris (acquired at the above sale).

Galerie Durand-Ruel et Cie., Paris (acquired from the above, 14 April 1894).

Paul Cassirer, Berlin (acquired from the above, 12 February 1901).

Hugo Cassirer, Berlin (acquired from the above); sale, Sotheby's, London, 1 December 1971, lot 8.

Galerie Schmit, Paris (acquired at the above sale).

Private collection, Zurich.

Anon. sale, Christie's, New York, 5 November 1991, lot 36.

Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.


*Note: The price is not recalculated to the current value. It refers to the actual final price at the time the item was sold.

*Note: The price is not recalculated to the current value. It refers to the actual final price at the time the item was sold.


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