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Camille Pissarro
LE PÈRE MELON AU REPOS 
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Camille Pissarro
LE PÈRE MELON AU REPOS 

Details & Cataloguing

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Camille Pissarro
1830 - 1903
LE PÈRE MELON AU REPOS 
stamped CP lower right 
oil on canvas 
25 2/5 by 21 1/2 in. 54 by 65 cm.
Executed in 1879. 
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Provenance

Ludovic-Rodolphe Pissarro (by descent from the artist in 1904)
Private Collection, New York (acquired circa 1950s) 
Thence by descent to the present owner 

Exhibited

Bremen, Germany, Kunsthalle, Grosse Kunstausstellung, 1910, no. 266
Leipzig, Germany, Kunstverein, Ausstellung Franzöischer Kunst des 18., 19. und 20. Jahrhunderts, 1910, no. 122 
Copenhagen, Valdemar Kleis, Katalog over Martsudstillingen (1886-1911), 1911, no. 35 
London, Stafford Gallery, Pictures by Camille Pissarro, 1911, no. 15 (incorrectly dated 1875)
Zürich, Moderne Galerie, Camille Pissarro, 1913, no. 5
Paris, Galerie Manzi-Joyant, Exposition rétrospective d'oeuvres de Camille Pissarro, 1914, no. 56 
Lyons, France, Galerie A. Poyet, Camille Pissarro, 1929, no. 7
London, JPL Fine Arts, Camille Pissarro, 1993, no. 3
Jerusalem, The Israel Museum; New York, The Jewish Museum, Camille Pissarro: Impressionist Innovator, 1994-1995, no. 61
Philadelphia Museum of Fine Art, 1996, extended loan
Tokyo, Isetan Museum of Art; Osaka, Daimaru Museum; Umeda; Fukuoka, Mitsukoshi Gallery; Tsu, Mie Prefectural Art Museum, Camille Pissarro and the Pissarro Family, 1998, no. 32
Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Museum of Art, Camille Pissarro and his Descendants, 2000, no. 28, illustrated in color 
San Francisco, Fine Arts Museum, Pissarro's People, 2011, no. 124, illustrated in color 

Literature

Maurice Hamel, "Camille Pissarro. Exposition rétrospective de ses oeuvres" in Les Arts, March 1914, p. 32
Roger Allaard, "Les arts plastiques. Camille Pissarro" in Les Écrits français, March 5, 1914, pp. 64-66
Ludovic-Rodo Pissarro & Lionello Venturi, Camille Pissarro, son art - son oeuvre, Paris, 1939, vol. I, no. 498, p. 151, catalogued; vol. II, no. 498, pl. 102, illustrated 
Richard R. Brettell, Pissarro and Pontoise, the Painter in a Landscape, London, 1990, mentioned in note 28, p. 213 and note 60, p. 217
Joachim Pissarro, Camille Pissarro, New York & London, 1993, no. 155, pp. 153-156, p. 188, mentioned, p. 155, illustrated in color 
Joachim Pissarro & Claire Durand-Ruel Snollaerts, Pissarro, catalogue critique des peintures, Paris, 2005, vol. II, no. 609, p. 410, illustrated in color

Panorama: A New Perspective

Hong Kong