Lucien Pissarro A Wet Day: Coldharbour from Roffeys
Lot 53*AR
Lucien Pissarro (British, 1863-1944) Coldharbour from 'Roffy's' 65.5 x 53.3 cm. (25 3/4 x 21 in.)
Sold for £34,850 (US$ 54,691) inc. premium

Lot Details
Lucien Pissarro (British, 1863-1944)
Coldharbour from 'Roffy's'
signed with monogram and dated '1916' (lower right)
oil on canvas
65.5 x 53.3 cm. (25 3/4 x 21 in.)

Footnotes

  • PROVENANCE:
    Purchased at the 1916 exhibition and thence by descent
    With Alexander Reid & Lefevre, London
    Sale; Christie's, London, 9 June 2000, lot 40
    With Duncan R. Miller Fine Arts, London
    Private Collection, California, U.S.A.

    EXHIBITED:
    London, New English Art Club, Spring, 1916, no.35

    LITERATURE:
    Anne Thorold, A Catalogue of the Oil Paintings of Lucien Pissarro, Athelney Books, London, 1983, no.225, p.118

    Pissarro moved to Coldharbour, Surrey, in November 1915 and is listed as having stayed with Mrs Ansell until July 1916. Pissarro was made a naturalised English citizen in July, at which point he moved to The Old Manor, Sedgehill, Shaftesbury, Dorset.
Auction information

Bonhams' November sale achieved a number of high profile records, including the highest price in London that week within a sale of Modern British Art - Allies by Lawrence Holofcener fetched an impressive £409,250. The department are especially proud to have secured a new world auction record for Walter Richard Sickert. Painted circa 1904, Woman in Profile with Downcast Eyes was discovered in Australia and following intense bidding realized £229,250. Irish Art fared well too, with Paul Henry's charming Old-Age Pensioners going for £109,250 while Colin finding Irish buyers.

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