Femme Lavant Une Casserole
Artwork: Femme Lavant Une Casserole
Size: 73 x 60 cm
Medium: Oil on canvas
Creation year: 1879
Marks: Signed and dated 'C. Pissarro 79' (lower left)
Category: Paintings
Provenance: Galerie Durand-Ruel et Cie., Paris (acquired from the artist, 14 January 1881); Catholina Lambert, Paterson, New Jersey (acquired from the previous, 18 April 1888); Estate sale, Auctioneer T.E. Kirby, The Plaza Hotel, New York, 21-24 February 1916, lot 151; Durand-Ruel Galleries, New York (acquired at the previous sale and until 1950); Private collection, Switzerland; Sam Salz, New York; Acquired from the previous by the family of the present owner, circa 1960
Exhibition history: Paris, Rue des Pyramides, Cinquieme exposition de peinture, April 1880, p. 13, no. 133 (titled Recureuse de casserole); Paris, Boulevard de la Madeleine, Oeuvres de C. Pissarro, May 1883; New York, The Lotos Club, Paintings by French & American Luminists, December 1910, p. 5, no. 23 (titled Washing Day); New York, Durand-Ruel Galleries, Exhibition of Recently Imported Works by Pissarro, December 1919, no. 5 (titled Laveuse); The Baltimore Museum of Art, C. Pissarro, November 1936, no. 5 (titled Washerwoman); London, Marlborough Fine Art, Ltd., Camille Pissarro, Alfred Sisley, In Aid of the Save the Children Fund and Children and Youth Aliyah, June-July 1955, p. 12, no. 8 (illustrated, p. 15)

Christie's New York

Date: 2019-05-13
Lot Number: 43A
Low Estimate: $800000 [-6%]
High Estimate: $1200000 [-37%]
Hammer Price: $750000
Sold For: $915000