Pissarro Lithograph Portrait De F.C.P
Pissarro Lithograph Portrait De F.C.P

Portrait De F.C.P

Camille Pissarro
Portrait De F.C.P
Lithograph
c.1900

An original Camille Pissarro Lithograph print.

c.1900

Original lithograph printed in dark umber ink on chine appliqué mounted on stiff wove paper.

A superb impression of the definitive state. From the edition of 108 (number 82 from the edition) Transcribed onto the lithographic stone by Thornley after the painting of the same subject by Pissarro, under the supervision of Pissarro. Printed by R.Engelmann, Atelier Belfond, Paris; published and issued by Ch. Hesséle, 13 rue Lafitte, Paris, circa 1890. Plate 25 from the album “25 Lithographies par W. Thornley d’aprés Pissarro”, with the plate number stamped above the upper right corner of the image.

9 13/16 x 8 1/8 inches

Sheet Size: 15 3/4 x 22 1/2 inches

This lithograph is based on Pissarro’s 1881 oil on canvas “Portrait de Félix Pissarro” (Ludovic Rodo Pissarro & Lionelo Venturi, “Camille Pissarro, son art – son oeuvre”, Paris, 1939, no. 550, currently part of the Durand-Ruel Collection in Paris.

Félix-Camille Pissarro, known as Titi, was the third son of Camille and Julie Pissarro. He was a painter, engraver, and caricaturist working under the name of Jean Roch. He died in London of tuberculosis on November 26, 1897, aged twenty-four, at Kew while on a visit with his elder brother Georges.

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