European Art
Artist: Camille Pissarro, French, 1830–1903

A Seated Peasant Woman

1885

Oil on canvas

73 x 59.7 cm (28 3/4 x 23 1/2 in.) framed: 87.9 x 74.6 cm (34 5/8 x 29 3/8 in.)
Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mellon, B.A. 1929, L.H.D.H 1967
1983.7.13
Culture: 
French
Period: 
19th century
Classification: 
Paintings
Status: 
On view
Provenance: 

Probably bought from Pissarro by Durand-Ruel on 10 August 1885, as stock no. 723 (per John House, Essays in Honor of Paul Mellon, 1986, fn. 3, p. 169); definitely in Durand-Ruel's stock as no. 1807 on 25 August 1891 inventory; sold to Francois Depeaux in May 1896; Depeaux sale (Georges Petit, Paris, 31 May-1 June 1906, lot no. 36); Maurice Coutot, 1936; Collection E. Bignou, Paris; Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mellon.

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