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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1943.394
People
Camille Pissarro, Danish (St. Thomas, Danish W. Indies (now U.S. Virgin Islands) 1830 - 1903 Paris)
Title
The Market Place
Classification
Drawings
Work Type
drawing
Date
1889
Culture
French
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Watercolor, gouache, black and brown ink, black chalk on off-white wove paper
Dimensions
29.5 x 22.8 cm (11 5/8 x 9 in.)
framed: 54.5 x 45.6 cm (21 7/16 x 17 15/16 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Signed: black ink, l.l.: un coin des Halles C. Pissarro 1889
Provenance
Scott and Fowles, New York; acquired from them by Grenville L. Winthrop, December 1923 ($630); his bequest to the Fogg Art Museum, 1943.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Bequest of Grenville L. Winthrop
Accession Year
1943
Object Number
1943.394
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Dorothy W. Gillerman, Gridley McKim-Smith, and Joan R. Mertens, Grenville L. Winthrop: Retrospective for a Collector, exh. cat., Fogg Art Museum (Cambridge, MA, 1969), cat. no. 116, repr.

Pissarro: Camille Pissaro, 1830-1903, exh. cat., Hayward Gallery (London, England, 1981), pg. 180, under no. 132

Christopher Lloyd, "The Market Scenes of Camille Pissarro", Art Bulletin of Victoria, Council of the National Gallery of Victoria (Melbourne, 1985), 25, pg. 31, n. 20

Richard Thomson, Camille Pissarro: Impressionism, Landscape, and Rural Labour, exh. cat., South Bank Centre (London, 1990), pg. 73, fig. 85

Joachim Pissarro, Camille Pissarro, Harry N. Abrams, Inc. (New York, 1993), pp. 202, 206, fig. 241

Stephan Wolohojian, ed., A Private Passion: 19th-Century Paintings and Drawings from the Grenville L. Winthrop Collection, Harvard University, exh. cat., The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Yale University Press (New York, 2003), cat. no. 99, repr. (color)

Ruth Iskin, Modern Women and Parisian Consumer Culture in Impressionist Painting, Cambridge University Press (U.S.) (Cambridge, England, 2006), p. 155; fig. 65

Ewa Lajer-Burcharth and Elizabeth M. Rudy, ed., Drawing: The Invention of a Modern Medium, exh. cat., Harvard Art Museums (Cambridge, 2017), pp. 227, 229, 286, repr. p. 226 as fig. 2

Exhibition History

Grenville L. Winthrop: Retrospective for a Collector, Fogg Art Museum, Cambridge, 01/23/1969 - 03/31/1969

A Private Passion: 19th-Century Paintings and Drawings from the Grenville L. Winthrop Collection, Harvard University, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 10/23/2003 - 01/25/2004

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

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