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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1942.204
People
Camille Pissarro, Danish (St. Thomas, Danish W. Indies (now U.S. Virgin Islands) 1830 - 1903 Paris)
Title
Banks of the Oise
Other Titles
Original Language Title: Bords de l'Oise (Le Porteur d'Eau)
Classification
Paintings
Work Type
painting
Date
1874
Culture
Danish
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/230320
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Oil on canvas mounted on modern aluminum panel
Dimensions
46 × 38.4 cm (18 1/8 × 15 1/8 in.)
framed: 61.9 × 54 × 7.6 cm (24 3/8 × 21 1/4 × 3 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Signed: l.l.: C. Pissarro 1874
Provenance
Louis Cazalens. [Etienne Bignou.] [Hotel Drouot, June 15, 1927, no. 51]; to [Gérard Frères]. Sam Salz, New York. [Wildenstein and Company, New York ( - 1940)] sold; to Grenville L. Winthrop, (1940-1942) gift; to Fogg Art Museum, 1942.


Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of Grenville L. Winthrop, Class of 1886
Accession Year
1942
Object Number
1942.204
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Vente, auct. cat., Hôtel Drouot (Paris, France, June 15, 1927), no. 51, repr.

Ludovic Rodo Pissarro and Lionello Venturi, Camille Pissarro: son art--son oeuvre, Paul Rosenberg (Paris, France, 1939), no. 245 (vol. I, p. 114; vol. II, p. 49)

Caroline A. Jones, Modern Art at Harvard: The Formation of the Nineteenth- and Twentieth-Century Collections of the Harvard University Art Museums (New York, NY and Cambridge, MA, Harvard University Art Museums and Abbeville Press, 1985). With an essay by John Coolidge and a preface by John M. Rosenfield. To accompany the inaugural exhibition at the Sackler Museum, Oct 21 1985 - Jan 5 1986, repr. in b/w, fig. 43, p. 52

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. 329

Richard R. Brettell, Pissarro and Pontoise: The Painter in a Landscape, Yale University Press (New Haven, CT and London, England, 1990), mentioned p. 168

Eric M. Rosenberg and Miriam Stewart, The Harvest of 1830: The Barbizon Legacy, exh. cat., Harvard University Art Museums (Cambridge, MA, 1990), p. 21

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 (U.S.) (New York, 2003), no. 98, pp. 246-248, repr. in color

Stephan Wolohojian, Ingres, Burne-Jones, Whistler, Renoir... La Collection Grenville L. Winthrop, exh. cat., Musée des Beaux-Arts de Lyon and Réunion des Musées Nationaux (Paris, France, 2003), no. 98, pp. 258-259, repr. in color

Exhibition History

Modern Art at Harvard, Harvard University Art Museums, Cambridge, 10/21/1985 - 01/05/1986

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

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

For Students of Art and Lovers of Beauty: Highlights from the Collection of Grenville L. Winthrop, Harvard University Art Museums, Fogg Art Museum, Cambridge, 04/16/2004

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