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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1993.60
People
Camille Pissarro, Danish (St. Thomas, Danish W. Indies (now U.S. Virgin Islands) 1830 - 1903 Paris)
Title
Two Peasant Women
Classification
Drawings
Work Type
drawing
Date
1881-1882
Culture
French
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Pastel on faded blue laid paper
Dimensions
47 x 57.8 cm (18 1/2 x 22 3/4 in.)
frame: 72.4 x 57.2 x 3.2 cm (28 1/2 x 22 1/2 x 1 1/4 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Signed: l.r. corner in dark blue pastel: C.P
Provenance
[Durald-Ruel, Paris], sold (?); to Aimee and Rosamond Lamb, bequest; to Fogg Art Museum, 1993
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Bequest of Aimée and Rosamond Lamb
Accession Year
1993
Object Number
1993.60
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Publication History

James Cuno, "Report of the Director", Harvard University Art Museums Bulletin (Cambridge, MA, Winter 1993 - Winter 1994), vol. II, no 2, ill. p. 15

Christopher Lloyd, Impressionism: Pastels, Watercolors, Drawings, exh. cat., Milwaukee Art Museum (Milwaukee, WI, 2011), repr. p. 126 as pl. 72, listed on p. 171 under "works in the exhibition"

Ewa Lajer-Burcharth and Elizabeth M. Rudy, ed., Drawing: The Invention of a Modern Medium, exh. cat., Harvard Art Museums (Cambridge, 2017), pp. 206, 286, repr. p. 205 as fig. 2

Exhibition History

The Harvest of 1830: the Barbizon Legacy, Harvard University Art Museums, Cambridge, 08/25/1990 - 10/21/1990

A Decade of Collecting: Recent Acquisitions of Prints and Drawings from 1480 to 1940, Harvard University Art Museums, Cambridge, 03/25/2000 - 07/02/2000

Impressionism: Masterworks on Paper, Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee, 10/14/2011 - 01/08/2012

Drawing: The Invention of a Modern Medium, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 01/21/2017 - 05/07/2017

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