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.)
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.