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Pont Neuf, Snow Effect, 2nd series

PISSARRO, Camille (1831 - 1903)

[image: Pont Neuf, Snow Effect, 2nd series]

Date: 1902

Media: oil on canvas

Size: 54.5 x 65.3 cm

Acquired: 1963; Bequest; Margaret Davies

Accession Number: NMW A 2493

Collection: The Davies Sisters Collection

Between December 1900 and his death Pissarro lodged intermittently at 28 Place Dauphine on the north side of the Ile de la Cité in Paris. This snow scene with a motor car, carriages and pedestrians with umbrellas crossing the Pont Neuf is from the second series of views of this bridge which he painted form the window of his apartment during this period. It was purchased by Margaret Davies in 1920.

This work is currently on display.

1 comment

michael johnson, 23 March 2009, 13:59

thank you so much wales for loaning these masterpieces to us in america otherwise i would never have seen them in my lifetime

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