Horizontal Landscape (Paysage en Long)

Le Vallon

1879
Camille Pissarro (French (born in the Danish West Indies), 1830–1903)


Catalogue Raisonné

Delteil 17, first plate, first state (of 3)

Dimensions

Platemark: 11.5 x 39.6 cm (4 1/2 x 15 9/16 in.) Sheet: 29.6 x 44 cm (11 5/8 x 17 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

2004.131

Medium or Technique

Aquatint, printed from a zinc plate

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

Lower left, in graphite: Le Vallon (ep d etat)/ C Pissaro/Paysage en long
Lower right, in graphite: Degas collection/30/Pissarro/aquateinte (zinc)

Markings

Verso: red stamp of Degas Atelier (Lugt 657)

Provenance

Edgar Degas, his sale, Nov. 1918, lot 309 (sold as "Le Vallon") ; Maurice Le Garrec, Paris; private collection, Cincinnati; private collection, United States; Christie's London, sale Dec. 2, 2003, no. 290; C.G. Boerner, New York, from whom purchased by MFA March 24, 2004

Credit Line

Museum purchase in honor of Barbara Stern Shapiro with funds from the Katherine E. Bullard Fund in memory of Francis Bullard