Rue du Gros-Horlage, à Rouen
Signed C.P. In Lower Left In Pencil.
4/15 In Lower Right Corner In Pencil.
This Is One Of Pissarro's Classic's. Showing Great Contrast In The Balance Of Light And Shade Showing Off The Details In Various Tones. A Clock Tower In The Background And Two Walking Figures. Total Size Approximately 9 1/2" Wide x 12 1/4". Image Approximately 5 3/4" x 7 5/8".
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CAMILLE PISSARRO (1830-1903)
Rue du Gros-Horlage, à Rouen (Delteil 54)
etching, 1883-4, on laid paper watermark Glaslan, the third (final) state, signed in pencil, inscribed '3e état' and numbered 'no 7' (from the edition of 12, there were also 15 later impressions stamped and numbered), with wide margins, pale mat staining, a small oxidation stain within the image at the lower left plate edge, traces of minor surface soiling in the margins and in places on the reverse, otherwise in very good condition, framed
P. 7½ x 5 11/16 in. (191 x 144 mm.)
S. 11 13/16 x 9 7/16 in. (300 x 239 mm.)
Price Realized - $8,962.
Camille Pissarro circa 1923. Camille Pissarro (1830-1903), "Rue du Gros Horloge a Rouen"
Camille Pissarro (1830-1903), Rue du Gros Horloge a Rouen, etching and aquatint, 1883-4, signed and inscribed “3 etat” and numbered “no. 7”. Reference: Delteil 54. Third state of three. From the “edition” of 12 in this state; there were also 2 proofs taken of the first state, and five of the second. (There were also 15 posthumous impressions taken, but of course they are not aesthetically comparable to the lifetime impressions.) In very good condition, with wide margins, 7 1/2 x 5 11/16, the sheet 11 13/16 x 9 7/16 inches. On laid paper, with the watermark Glaslan.