Boulevard Rochechouart

Camille Pissarro

French, 1830–1903

Boulevard Rochechouart


Medium Pastel on beige wove paper
Dimensions Sheet: 23 9/16 x 28 15/16 in. (59.9 x 73.5 cm) Frame: 34 3/8 x 40 1/4 x 4 1/4 in. (87.3 x 102.2 x 10.8 cm)
Object Number 1996.5
Acquisition Acquired by the Clark, 1996
Status Off View

Image Caption

Camille Pissarro, Boulevard Rochechouart, 1880, Pastel on beige wove paper. Acquired by the Clark, 1996. The Clark Art Institute, 1996.5.


Lees, Sarah, ed. Nineteenth-Century European Paintings at the Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute. Williamstown, MA: Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute; New Haven and London: distributed by Yale University Press, 2012.


The artist, sold to Durand-Ruel, Paris, 14 Jan. 1881; [Durand-Ruel, Paris, 1881–1920, sold to François, 21 Apr. 1920;¹ Marc François, Paris (1920–35, his sale, Drouot, Paris, 20 Mar. 1935, no. 10, ill., as Le Boulevard de Clichy en 1880; effet de soleil d’hiver); [Alex Reid & Lefevre, London]; Commander and Mrs. Colin Balfour, Southampton (until 1996, sold to Libby Howie and John Pillar, as agents for the Clark); Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute, 1996.

1. Provenance given in letter from Durand-Ruel, 4 Apr. 2005. See the Clark’s curatorial file.