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Paul Gauguin
PORTRAIT DE CAMILLE PISSARRO - RECTO PAYSAGE - VERSO
Estimate
30,00040,000
LOT SOLD. 37,500 EUR
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119
Paul Gauguin
PORTRAIT DE CAMILLE PISSARRO - RECTO PAYSAGE - VERSO
Estimate
30,00040,000
LOT SOLD. 37,500 EUR
JUMP TO LOT

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Paul Gauguin
1848 - 1903
PORTRAIT DE CAMILLE PISSARRO - RECTO PAYSAGE - VERSO
bears the inscription portrait af Pizarro tegnet af P. Gauguin 1880 (lower right) - recto
charcoal and coloured pencil on paper - recto
charcoal on paper - verso
23,2 by 20,3 cm; 9 by 8 in.
Executed in 1880.
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Provenance

Mette Gad Gauguin, Paris (wife of the artist)
Fru Urban Gad, Copenhagen, circa 1948
Sale: Copenhagen, Arne Brun Rasmussen, May 30, 1969, lot 276
The Art Emporium, Vancouver, Canada (acquired at the above sale)
Private Collection (acquired from the above in 1970)
Sale : Sotheby's, New York, November 10, 2000, lot 105
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner

Exhibited

Copenhagen, Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek, 1948, no. 65

Literature

Haavard Rostrup, 'Gauguin et le Danemark', in Gazette des Beaux-Arts, January-April 1956, illustrated p.65
John Rewald, Gauguin Drawings, New York, 1958, no. 5, illustrated np.

Catalogue Note

This work will be included in the forthcoming Gauguin Digital Catalogue Raisonné, being prepared under the sponsorship of the Wildenstein Plattner Institute, Inc.


“From [Pissarro], Gauguin learnt how to choose which colours to put onto canvas. […] What is more, Pissarro taught him independence, and freed him from all control except his own […].”
Victor Segalen (in Hommage à Gauguin, l’insurgé des Marquises, 2003)

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