Description & Technical information

This work is accompanied by a letter of authenticity from Dr Joachim Pissarro and will be included in the forthcoming Catalogue Raisonné of Drawings by Camille Pissarro.

A rare market scene by Impressionist artist Camille Pissarro. Market scenes were a very important subject for Pissarro that he started to depict in the early 1880s. This particular work has the added interest of being the final preparatory drawing for a print he made of this subject in 1902.

Period:  19th century
Origin:  SPG
Medium: Black and blue pencil on paper
Signature: Signed lower left with initials C.P. (inverted)
Dimensions: 25 x 20.5 cm (9⁷/₈ x 8¹/₈ inches)
Provenance: Private collection, France