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Camille Pissarro
Lisiere du Bois (The Edge of the Wood)


Camille Pissarro was the eldest member of the Impressionists and the most unwavering in his advocacy of the original principles of Impressionism. In 1859 he was using the facilities of the Académie Suisse in Paris where he met Monet, Guillaumin and Cézanne. No more than a large room in which young art students would pay a modest fee to practice painting live models, the Suisse had no strict rules and no teacher, so it encouraged free-thinking in...



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IMPRESSIONIST AND MODERN ART AUCTION
15-16 FEBRUARY 2012

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Camille Pissarro
Lisiere du Bois (The Edge of the Wood)
Signed and dated 'C. Pissarro 67' (lower left)
1867
Oil on canvas
10 x 14.5 in (25.4 x 36.8 cm)

PROVENANCE:
Galerie Romanet, Paris
Private Collection, Switzerland (acquired prior to 1960)

PUBLISHED:
Joachim Pissarro and Claire Durand-Ruel Snollaerts (Wildenstein Institute), Pissarro, Critical Catalogue of Paintings, 2005, no.113, Vol.II, p.105

Category: Painting
Style: Landscape


 









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