Gelee Blanche, Jeune Paysanne Faisant Du Feu
Artwork: Gelee Blanche, Jeune Paysanne Faisant Du Feu
Size: 92.8 x 92.5 cm
Medium: Oil on canvas
Creation year: 1888
Marks: Signed C. Pissarro and dated 1888 (lower right)
Category: Paintings
Artwork details : Painted in 1887-88
Provenance: Galerie Durand-Ruel, Paris (acquired from the artist on 6th April 1888); Gaston Levy, Paris (acquired from the previous on 10th June 1927); Seized by the Einsatzstab Reichsleiter Rosenberg, circa October 1940 (inv. no. MA-B 1085) and transferred to the depot maintained at the Jeu de Paume in June 1943; In store at Schloss Kogl (inv. no. 687/5); Munich Central Collecting Point, received on 21st March 1946 (inv. no. 22355/4); ; Repatriated to the French State on 25th September 1947; Transferred by the French Government in 1949 to Natasha [Fruma] von Fliegers (nee Josefowitz), Paris & New York; Serge Fliegers (by descent from the previous); Seized from the previous in 1988 by French Customs and confiscated; Assigned to the Musee d'Orsay, Paris in 2000; Restituted by the French Government to the heirs of Gaston Levy in 2018
Exhibition history: Brussels, Cercle des XX, Sixieme Exposition annuelle des XX, 1889, no. 4;Vienna, Galerie Miethke, Franzosische Meister, 1913-14, no. 3;Copenhagen, Dansk Kunstmuseums Forening, Fransk Maleskunst fra det 19e Aarhundrede, 1914, no. 162;Paris, Galerie Durand-Ruel, Tableaux, pastels et gouaches par Camille Pissarro, 1921, no. 25; Paris, Galerie Durand-Ruel, Tableaux par Camille Pissarro, 1928, no. 54; Paris, Musee de l'Orangerie, Centenaire de la naissance de Camille Pissarro, 1930, no. 72, illustrated in the catalogue; Tokyo, The Bunkamura Museum of Art & Fukuoka, Fukuoka Art Museum, La Dignité des humbles: Jean-François Millet et le naturalisme en Europe, 2003, no. 63, illustrated in colour in the catalogue; Paris, Musée d'Orsay, Le néo-impressionnisme de Seurat à Paul Klee, 2005, illustrated in colour in the catalogue; Madrid, Fundación MAPFRE, Neoimpresionismo. La eclosión de la modernidad, 2007, no. 10, illustrated in colour in the catalogue; Canberra, National Gallery of Australia; Tokyo, National Art Center & San Francisco, M. H. de Young Memorial Museum, Masterpieces from Paris. Van Gogh, Gauguin, Cézanne & beyond. Post-Impressionism from the Musée d'Orsay, 2009-10, no. 28, illustrated in colour in the catalogue; São Paulo, Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil & Rio de Janeiro, Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil, Impressionismo: Paris e la modernidade. obras-primas Musée d’Orsay, 2012-13; Madrid, Fundación MAPFRE, Impresionistas y postimpresionistas: el nacimiento del arte moderno, obras maestras del Musée d’ Orsay, 2013, no. 18, illustrated in colour in the catalogue; Rome, Complesso del Vittoriano, Musée d'Orsay Capolavori, 2014; Paris, Musée du Luxembourg, Pissarro à Eragny. La Nature retrouvée, 2017, no. 13, illustrated in colour in the catalogue

Sotheby's London

Date: 2020-02-04
Lot Number: 11