Rye from Cadboro Cliff – grey morning

  • About the work
    Location
    Country: Israel
    City: Tel Aviv
    Place: British Embassy
  • About the artist
    Painter and engraver, Lucien Pissarro was born in Paris, the eldest son of the French Impressionist painter, Camille Pissarro with whom he studied art. At the start of the Franco-Prussian War (1870), the family moved to Britain and settled in Upper Norwood, London. Lucien returned to Paris in 1871 and exhibited at the final Impressionist exhibition (1886) and with the Société des Indépendants. He eventually settled in London in 1890 and moved to Epping in 1893 where he self-published books under the Eragny Press. He joined the New English Art Club in 1906, and in 1907, joined the Fitzroy Street Group led by W. R. Sickert. In 1911 Pissarro was also a founder member of the Camden Town Group. He died in Somerset in 1944.
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  • Details
    Title
    Rye from Cadboro Cliff – grey morning
    Date
    1913
    Medium
    Oil on canvas
    Dimensions
    height: 54.00 cm, width: 64.50 cm
    Acquisition
    Purchased from Leicester Galleries, April 1963
    Inscription
    bl: LP (monogram) 1913
    Provenance
    Collection of Mrs Orovida Pissarro; from whom purchased by Leicester Galleries, London; from whom purchased by the Ministry of Works in May 1963, as ‘Rye from Cadborough Cliff, grey morning’
    GAC number
    6055