Current Inventory by Camille Pissarro

Grand-mere

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    Camille Pissarro (1830-1903), Grand-mere (effet de lumiere), etching and drypoint, 1889, signed in pencil lower right, titled lower left, inscribed “No 3 – 2e etat” lower left in pencil. Delteil 80, second state (of 7). In good condition (slight rubbing in lower right margin at the signature), the full sheet, 6 5/8 x 10 1/4, the sheet 10 5/8 x 16 inches. Printed in black on a tan/ivory moderate weight Japan wove paper. A fine rich mpression of this very rare print, with substantial burr from the drypoint work. Only one impression is known of the first state; this is one […]

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Marche de Gisors (Rue Cappeville), Definitive State

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    Camille Pissarro (1830-1093), Marche de Gisors (Rue Cappeville), 1894-5, etching colors, inscribed by the artist in pencil lower left “Ep d’etat No. 1 – en couleurs trait noir”, 8 x 5 1/2, the sheet 12 5/8 x 7 1/2 inches. Reference: Delteil 112, seventh state (of seven). In very good condition, with wide margins. A fine impression, the colors fresh, printed on a cream/yellow laid paper, with “x” registration marks top and bottom to align the plates; various creases, soiling in margins as typical of a proof printed by the artist. This is the first of the nine […]

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Marche de Gisors (Rue Cappeville) – First State, hand colored

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Camille Pissarro (1830-1093), Marche de Gisors (Rue Cappeville), 1894-5, etching with extensive hand coloring in watercolors, inscribed “no. 2″ in pencil, the sheet 7 7/8 x 10 3/8 inches. Reference: Delteil 112, first state (of seven). In very good condition, with wide margins. A fine impression, the colors vibrant and fresh. This is one of the three impressions of the first state, each of which was numbered (1-3). It is before a number of lines on clothing, and before 9 lines were added in drypoint to the second house on the left to represent windows.  Small changes were made in […]

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Le Pont de Pierre, a Rouen

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Camille Pissarro (1830-1903), Le Pont de Pierre, a Rouen, etching and drypoint, 1887. Reference: Delteil 66, second state (of 2).  Signed lower right in pencil, annotated lower left “No 4 Epreuve d’artiste Pont de Pierre a Rouen Zinc”.  In very good condition (tiny fox mark lower right), the full sheet with full margins, 5 x 7 3/4, the sheet 10 1/2 x 14 inches. Printed in black ink on a cream/tan laid paper. A fine impression, with substantial burr from the drypoint work, with plate tone. Delteil notes that Pissarro printed two impressions of the first state, and about thirty […]

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Rue Saint-Romain, a Rouen, 2nd Plate

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    Camille Pissarro (1831-1903), lithograph, 1896, signed, titled and inscribed No. 1 in pencil. Reference: Delteil 177, first state (of 2). In very good condition, with full margins, 7 1/2 x 5 1/2, the sheet 13 3/4 x 10 1/4 inches. Provenance: unknown collector, with stamp (ES within a square) verso (Lugt 3498). A fine fresh impression of this great rarity, printed on a cream wove paper. This is one of only two proofs Pissarro made of the first state, each of which was numbered (1 and 2) titled and signed. In the second state Pissarro had about a dozen […]

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Effet de Pluie – Effects of Rain 1879

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Camille Pissarro 1830 St. Thomas – Éragny-sur-Epte 1903 Effet de Pluie – Effects of Rain   1879 pure aquatint on gray Japanese paper; 160 x 215 mm (6 1/4 x 8 1/2 inches) inscribed in pencil below imprimé par Degas pour Pisarro (sic) 1er etat Delteil 24 second state (of six) comparative literature Barbara Stern Shapiro, Camille Pissarro. The Impressionist Printmaker, exhibition catalogue, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston 1973, nos. 15–17 (states ii, iv, and vi); second, fourth, and sixth state); Nicole Minder, Degas & Pissarro: alchimie d’un rencontre, exhibition catalogue, Cabinet Cantonal des Estampes, Musée Jenisch, Vevey/Musée du Québec/The Israel […]

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Paysanne Donnant a Manger a un Enfant

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Camille Pissarro (1830-1903), Paysanne Donnant a Manger a un Enfant, etching on zinc, 1874, signed in pencil lower right and inscribed lower left “No 1 – 1er  etat”, also titled in pencil with the added annotation “zinc”. Reference: Delteil 12, first state (of 4). In excellent condition, 4 3/4 x 4 5/8, the sheet 10 3/4 x 7 inches. Provenance: Kennedy Galleries, NY [and with customs stamps verso] A fine clear impression, printed in brown ink on cream wove paper, with plate tone. Pissarro pulled 8 or 9 impressions in this first state, in 1874; 15 years later (1889)  he […]

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Narrow Street in Rouen (Petite Rue Nationale, a Rouen)

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Camille Pissarro (1830-1903), Narrow Street in Rouen (Petite Rue Nationale, a Rouen), etching, drypoint, maniere grise, aquatint, 1896, signed in pencil lower right, numbered (No 6) and annotated “ep defi” (definitive proof)  lower left, titled below (and with the added annotation Z). Reference: Delteil 122, third state (of 3). In excellent condition, the full sheet with very wide margins (remains of prior hinging verso, mat staining in margins not affecting image), printed on an ivory laid paper, 6 1/2 x 5 1/8, the sheet 16 1/4 x 11 5/8 inches. There was one impression of the first state, one of […]

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View of Rouen (Cours-la-Reine)

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Camille Pissarro (1830-1903), Vue de Rouen (Cours-la-Reine), etching, soft ground etching, drypoint, maniere grise, 1884, signed in pencil lower right “C Pissarro”, numbered (No. 3) lower left, inscribed “Epreuve d’artiste” lower left, and titled “Vue de Rouen au Cours la reine” lower left. Reference: Delteil 50, state 3 (of 3). One of the dozen or so artist proofs of the third state (there was no edition, and only 1 proof of the first state and 4 of the second), and one of the five artist’s proofs that were numbered. In excellent condition with full margins, printed on a tan/buff colored […]

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Woman at the Gate

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Camille Pissarro (1830-1903), Femme a la Barriere (Woman at the Gate), etching and drypoint, 1889, signed in pencil with the initials CP lower right (annotated “imprime par C.P.”), annotated “No. 3, 6 etat” lower left and also titled “femme a la barriere” (largely erased) lower left. Reference: Delteil 84, sixth state (of 10). In very good condition, on a cream laid Arches paper, with a partial Arches watermark, with wide or full margins (remains of prior hinging verso), 6 7/8 x 4 1/8, the sheet 9 3/8 x 6 inches. A fine delicately printed impression, printed in brown ink. Pissarro […]

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Femme Cuellant des Choux (Woman Picking Cabbage)

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Camille Pissarro (1830-1903), Femme Cuellant des Choux (Woman Picking Cabbage), etching, 1888. Signed, titled and inscribed by the artist (lower right: “Imp. par C.P.”; lower left: “3’etat No. 2, femme cueillant des choux/cuivre”). Reference: Delteil 77, third state (of 7). In very good condition, with wide margins (barely discernible mat stain in margins), 3 15/16 x 2 1/2, the sheet 9 1/4 x 6 inches. A fine, delicately printed impression of this rare print, printed in a light brownish/red ink, with a subtle layer of plate tone overall, on a laid paper. Eight impressions of this state were pulled (by […]

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Vielle Rue a Rouen (Rue Malpalue)

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Camille Pissarro (1830-1903), Vielle Rue a Rouen (Rue Malpalue), 1883, etching and drypoint, signed in pencil and inscribed “1 Ep d’Etat”. On antique cream laid paper with the watermark 1826. Reference: Delteil 41, second state (of two, see below). In very good condition, with full margins, 5 x 4 7/8, the sheet 9 1/2 x 7 inches. A fine impression of this great rarity, printed personally by Pissarro with a delicate covering of platetone; there is also evidence of a special aquatinting process (“maniere grise” which he invented with Degas (see below). The plate is, however,  carefully wiped to hightlight the front […]

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Rue du Gros Horloge a Rouen

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Camille Pissarro (1830-1903), Rue du Gros Horloge a Rouen, etching and aquatint, 1883-4, signed and inscribed “3 etat” and numbered “no. 7″. Reference: Delteil 54. Third state of three. From the “edition” of 12 in this state; there were also 2 proofs taken of the first state, and five of the second. (There were also 15 posthumous impressions taken, but of course they are not aesthetically comparable to the lifetime impressions.) In very good condition, with wide margins, 7 1/2 x 5 11/16, the sheet 11 13/16 x 9 7/16 inches. On laid paper, with the watermark Glaslan. A fine […]

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Enfants Causant (Children Talking)

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Camille Pissarro (1831-1903), etching, 1889,  signed, titled and inscribed “No. 6 Epreuve de Artiste.” Reference: Delteil 89, third state (of 3). On tan laid paper. In good condition (slight time staining and spotting), with margins and archival mounting. A fine impression of this charming composition, a great rarity. Only 7 or 8 impressions of this state of the print were made (and only 10 or 11 in all, each personally printed by Pissarro), each signed, numbered and annotated. (Another 12 impressions were taken posthumously, but of course they lack the character, atmosphere and quality of the lifetime impressions; these were […]

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Women Bathing in the Shade of Wooded Banks

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Camille Pissarro (1830-1903), Baigneuses a L’Ombre des Berges Boisees (Women Bathing in the Shade of Wooded Banks), 1894, lithograph, signed in pencil lower right. Reference: Delteil 142, second state (of two). As published in L’Estampe Originale, with their blind stamp lower right (Lugt 819), edition of 100. On chine applique, in very good condition, with very wide margins (the full sheet, slight browning toward sheet edges, a few grease spots on margins far from image; prior hinging verso), 6 1/8 x 8 1/2, the sheet 16 3/4 x 23 1/2 inches, archival mounting (acid free unattached mounts, acid free matting). […]

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Paysanne au Puits (Peasant Woman at the Well)

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Camille Pissarro (1830-1903), Paysanne au Puits (Peasant Woman at the Well), etching and aquatint, 1891, signed, titled and numbered (3 etat no 2). Reference: Delteil 101, third state (of 3). In excellent condition, on an ivory laid paper, no watermark discernible, with margins (remains of prior hinging verso). 9 1/4 x 7 5/8, the sheet 12 1/4 x 9 7/8 inches, archival mounting with non-attached mylar hinges, window mat. A superb, atmospheric impression of this great rarity, printed with a veil of plate tone overall. The composition of Paysanne au Puits was essentially complete in the first state of the print (known in one […]

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