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In the Garden at Pontoise: A Young Woman Washing Dishes

Pissarro, Camille (painter)

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Title/s

In the Garden at Pontoise: A Young Woman Washing Dishes

Maker/s

Pissarro, Camille (painter) [ULAN info: French artist, 1830-1903]

Category

painting

Name

painting

School/Style

French

Technique Description

oil on canvas

Dimensions

height: (canvas): 81.9 cm
width: (canvas): 65.3 cm

Date

1882

Provenance

bought: Gimpel Fils, London 1947 (Filtered for: Paintings, Drawings and Prints)

Durand-Ruel (bought from the artist in 1882, for 2,500 frs); Averkieff collection, 1938; Mrs. Tattersal; with René Gimpel, Paris, 1939; Gimpel Fils, London, 1947, from whom bought by the Fitzwilliam Museum

From the Spencer George Perceval Fund with a contribution from the National Art Collections Fund.

Inscriptions/Marks

  1. signature
    Position: lower right
    Method:
    Content: C. Pissarro
  2. date
    Position: lower right
    Method:
    Content: 1882
  3. label
    Position: verso, on frame
    Method: painted label
    Content: 1452
  4. label
    Position: verso, on frame
    Method: MS label
    Content: No 897 (very indistinct)
  5. stamp
    Position: verso, on stretcher
    Method: rubber stamp
    Content: SIR ARTHUR ABRAHAMS
  6. label
    Position: verso, on stretcher
    Method: printed label
    Content: Bourlet, London (packing firm]
  7. label
    Position: verso, on stretcher
    Method: printed label
    Content: Chenue, London, edorsed (packing firm)
  8. label
    Position: verso, on stretcher
    Method: MS label
    Content: Gimpel Keep
  9. label
    Position: verso, on canvas
    Method: MS label
    Content: PISSARRO / LA SERVANTE / EN PLEIN AIR
  10. stamp
    Position: verso, on canvas
    Method: rubber stamp
    Content: DOUANE / PARIS / EXPOSITION
  11. stencil
    Position: verso, on canvas
    Content: dealer in artist's materials

Documentation

  1. (2005) Treasures of the Fitzwilliam Museum, London: Scala [page: 109]
  2. Pissarro, Ludovic Rodo (1939) Camille Pissarro; son art - son oeuvre, Colmar, Paris: Rosenberg [page: 163]
    [comments: no. 579, with the title 'La Laveuse de Vaisselle']
  3. Pissarro, Ludovic Rodo (1939) Camille Pissarro; son art - son oeuvre, Colmar, Paris: Rosenberg
    [comments: pl. 120, no. 579]
  4. (1948) National Art-Collections Fund Annual Report 1947, London? [page: 13]
    [comments: reproduced]
  5. Winter, Carl (1958) The Fitzwilliam Museum, An Illustrated Survey, London: Trianon Press [page: 411]
    [comments: pl. 105]
  6. Goodison, J.W. (1960) Catalogue of Paintings in the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge, Vol. I, French, German and Spanish, Cambridge (Cambs.) [page: 188]
    [comments: pl. 100]
  7. Hoyland, Francis (1960) 'La laveuse de vaisselle' by Camille Pissarro, [page: 188]
  8. Goodison, J.W. (1967) [Unknown; Illustrated London News; 1960], London [page: 200-201]
    Source title: Illustrated London News (1960)
    [comments: B.B.C "Painting of the month", Feb. 1967, by Francis Hoyland, his talk printed in this edition of The Listener, reproduced]
  9. Pissarro, Joachim and Durand-Ruel Snollearts, Claire (2005) Pissarro. Critical Catalogue of Paintings, Milan: Skira Editore S.p. A. [page: 458, vol. II]
    [comments: Entitled 'La Vaiselle' / 'Washing Up']

Accession Number

PD.53-1947 (Paintings, Drawings and Prints)
(Reference Number: 2858; Input Date: 2000-03-09 / Last Edit: 2011-07-22)

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French Impressionists - Online Exhibition

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