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Property from an Important Private Collection

Camille Pissarro

Couple d'amoureux assis au pied d'un saule

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March 7, 03:05 PM GMT


70,000 - 100,000 GBP

Lot Details


Property from an Important Private Collection

Camille Pissarro

1831 - 1903

Couple d'amoureux assis au pied d'un saule

signed C. Pissarro and dated 1901 (lower right); dedicated Hommage à Madame Gaston Bernheim (lower left)

gouache and pencil on silk

image: 21.2 by 17.1 cm. 8 ⅜ by 6 ¾ in.

Framed: 39.5 by 34.5 cm. 15 ½ by 13 ½ in.

Executed in 1901.

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

Suzanne Bernheim de Villers (née Adler; Madame Gaston Bernheim), Paris (acquired from the artist)

Genevieve Boby de la Chapelle (née Bernheim), Paris (acquired by descent from the above)

Rolande Mosnier (née Boby de la Chapelle) (acquired by descent from the above)

Palais Galliera, Paris, 5 March 1972, lot 78 (consigned by the above)

J. Stieglitz, Tel Aviv

Private Collection, Tel Aviv

Sotheby's, London, 29 November 1989, lot 422 (consigned by the above)

Private Collection, Switzerland (acquired from the above)

Private Collection, Tel Aviv (acquired in 1992)

Stern Gallery, London (acquired circa 1992)

Acquired from the above circa 1993 by the present owner

Ludovico Rodo Pissarro and Lionelli Venturi, Camille Pissarro, son art, son œuvre, vols. I and II, Paris, 1939, no. 1498, p. 287; illustrated vol. II, pl. 289

Joachim Pissarro, Camille Pissarro, London, 1993, no. 198, illustrated in colour (titled Lovers Seated at the Floot of the Willow Tree)

Paris, Galerie Bernheim-Jeune, Cent-cinquante ans de dessins 1850-1900, 1952, no 130, (titled Les amoureux)

London, Portland Gallery, Four Generations of The Pissarro Family, 1993, no. 1, n.p., illustrated in colour

Tokyo, Isetan Museum of Art; Osaka, Daimaru Museum; Fukuoka, Mitsukoshi Gallery; Tsu, Mie Prefectural Art Museum and Yamaguchi, Yamaguchi Prefectural Museum of Art, Camille Pissarro and the Pissarro Family, 1998, no. 62, p. 92, illustrated