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Identification and Creation
Object Number
Camille Pissarro, Danish (St. Thomas, Danish W. Indies (now U.S. Virgin Islands) 1830 - 1903 Paris)
The Hermitage, Effect of Snow
Other Titles
Original Language Title: L'Hermitage, Effet de Neige
Work Type
Persistent Link
Physical Descriptions
Oil on canvas
54 x 64.8 cm (21 1/4 x 25 1/2 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Signed: l.l.: C. Pissarro
Mr. & Mrs. Joseph Pulitzer, Jr., Purchased from Fine Arts Associates, NY, 1951, Gift to Fogg Art Museum, 1953.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Pulitzer, Jr.
Accession Year
Object Number
European and American Art
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Publication History

Theodore Duret, Histoire des Peintres Impressionistes, Henri Floury (Paris, France, 1922), repr.

Ludovic Rodo Pissarro and Lionello Venturi, Camille Pissarro: son art--son oeuvre, Paul Rosenberg (Paris, France, 1939), vol. II, no. 240, repr. plate 47

Charles Scott Chetham, Modern Painting, Drawing & Sculpture: Collected by Louise and Joseph Pulitzer, Jr., Fogg Art Museum (Cambridge, MA, 1957), pp. 83-84, fig. 2, ill. (plate section, b/w)

C. Pissarro : loan exhibition under the patronage of Monsieur Michel Legendre ... and Monsieur Edouard Morot-Sir ... for the benefit of Recording for the Blind, Inc., exh. cat., Wildenstein & Company (New York, NY, 1965), no. 24, repr.

Edgar Peters Bowron, European Paintings Before 1900 in the Fogg Art Museum: A Summary Catalogue including Paintings in the Busch-Reisinger Museum, Harvard University Art Museums (Cambridge, MA, 1990), p. 124; repr. as no. 336

Wolf Eiermann, "Camille Pissarro 1830-1903: An Artist's Life", Camille Pissarro, Hatje Cantz Verlag (Ostfildern-Ruit, Germany, 1999), pp. 1 - 35, cat. no. 26, repr.

Exhibition History

St. Louis Collects, City Art Museum of St. Louis, St. Louis, 04/07/1952 - 05/05/1952

Modern Painting Drawing and Sculpture Collected by Louise and Joseph Pulitzer Jr, Knoedler & Co. Inc., New York, 04/09/1957 - 05/04/1957; Fogg Art Museum, Cambridge, 05/16/1957 - 09/15/1957

Master Paintings from the Fogg Collection, Fogg Art Museum, Cambridge, 04/13/1977 - 08/31/1977

Camille Pissarro, Staatsgalerie Stuttgart, Stuttgart, 12/11/1999 - 05/01/2000

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