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image of Orchard in Bloom, Louveciennes Camille Pissarro (artist)
French, 1830 - 1903
Orchard in Bloom, Louveciennes, 1872
oil on canvas
overall: 45.1 x 54.9 cm (17 3/4 x 21 5/8 in.) framed: 70.8 x 80.6 x 5.7 cm (27 7/8 x 31 3/4 x 2 1/4 in.)
Ailsa Mellon Bruce Collection
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From the Tour: The Beginnings of Impressionist Landscape
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Acquired from the artist in 1872 by (Durand-Ruel, Paris); sold between 1882 and 1888.[1] Alfred Bernheim, Paris, by 1936.[2] Purchased 1946 by (Alex Reid & Lefèvre, London); sold 14 March 1950 to Lady Baillie. (Arthur Tooth and Sons, London); sold June 1959 to (Sam Salz Inc., New York); [3]sold 26 April 1960 to Ailsa Mellon Bruce [1901-1969], New York;[4] bequest 1970 to NGA.

[1]See letter dated 20 December 1977 from Charles Durand-Ruel, in NGA curatorial files.

[2]Lent by Alfred Bernheim to the 1936 Paris exhibition.

[3] Provenance between Alex Reid & Lefèvre and Arthur Tooth and Sons per Joachim Pissarro and Claire Durand-Ruel Snollaerts, Pissarro: Critical Catalogue of Paintings, vol. II, no. 248. Dated receipt from Salz to Mrs. Bruce in NGA curatorial files.

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