Description & Technical information

Date:  1873
Period:  19th century, 1850-1900
Medium: Oil on canvas
Signature: Signed and dated lower left, C. Pissarro. 1873
Dimensions: 38 x 56 cm (15⁰/₁ x 22⁰/₁ inches)
Provenance: Hôtel Drouot, Paris, 13th April 1892
Durand-Ruel, Paris, acquired at the above
Bernheim-Jeune & Georges Petit, Paris, acquired from the above on 13th February 1899
Hôtel Drouot, Paris, 7th June 1911
Bernheim-Jeune, Paris, acquired at the above
Galerie Paul Cassirer, Berlin, 22nd October 1932
Mme Tilla Durieux, Berlin, circa 1937 (Paul Cassirer's wife)
Étienne Bignou, Paris, acquired before 1938 who still owned the work in 1941
Alex Reid & Lefevre, London, acquired after 1941
The 9th Earl of Jersey, Jersey, acquired from the above in August 1951
The 10th Early of Jersey, Jersey, thence by descent
Private collection, London
Literature: Émile Dacier, Le Bulletin de l’Art Ancien et Moderne, 25th March 1899, p. 101
Maurice Méry, Le Moniteur des Arts, 31st March 1899, p. 1242
Ludovic Rodo Pissarro & Lionello Venturi, Camille Pissarro, Son Art, Son Œuvre, Paris, 1939, no. 214, illustrated pl. 43
Dr Richard Bretell, Pissarro and Pontoise; the Painter in a Landscape, Yale University, 1990, illustrated in colour p. 83
Joachim Pissarro & Claire Durand-Ruel Snollaerts, Pissarro, Catalogue Critique des Peintures, Milan, 2005, vol. II, no. 297, illustrated in colour p. 234
Exhibitions: London, Alex Reid & Lefevre, Pissarro and Sisley, 1937, no. 6
Glasgow, McClellan Gallery, French Art of the 19th & 20th Centuries, 1937, no. 43
London, Alex Reid & Lefevre, The 19th century French Masters, 1937, no. 29 (titled L'Oise près de Creil)
New York, Bignou Gallery, Masterpieces by 19th century French Painters, 1938, no. 11
London, Alex Reid & Lefevre, Milestones in French Paintings, 1939, no. 23
Jersey, La Societé Jersiaise, Centenary Art Exhibition, 1973, no. 6
London, Hayward Gallery; Paris, Grand Palais & Boston, Museum of Fine Arts, Pissarro, 1981, no. 28, illustrated in the catalogue
Categories: Paintings, Drawings & Prints