Camille Pissarro (French, 1830-1903)
Initialed "CP" l.r., dated "circa 1855-1860" in pencil on the frame backing board, identified on an unattributed fragmentary label and with stamps from Hammer Galleries, New York, all on the frame backing cardboard.
Charcoal on paper, sight size 9 1/8 x 6 3/8 in. (23.3 x 16.3 cm), framed.
Condition: Small tear to l.l. corner, taped to window mat with brown paper tape around the perimeter of the reverse, minor rippling, toning.
N.B. This landscape drawing has been accepted for the Catalogue Raisonné of the Drawings by Camille Pissarro in preparation by Dr. Joachim Pissarro. In his opinion, Dr. Pissarro concludes that this drawing may have been executed in the surroundings of Chailly, in the neighborhood of Barbizon, and was likely drawn in the late 1850s. A copy of Dr. Pissarro's analysis accompanies the lot.
Sheet size is probably 9 3/8 x 6 3/4 in. (23.8 x 17.1 cm)
Framed dimensions are 16 3/8 x 13 1/4 in.
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