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Exhibition of Pictures by Camille Pissarro


ID: 1094, Status: completed
Exhibition period:
Oct 13, 1911
Type:
solo
Organizing Bodies:
Stafford Gallery
Currency:
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Catalogue Entries: 35
Types of Work: unknown: 35
Artists: 1
Gender: female: 0, male: 1
Nationalities: 1
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Date Title City Venue Type
Date Title City Venue # of common Artists
May 27‒Jun 15, 1907 Exposition Camille Pissarro Paris Galerie Eug. Blot 1 artists
Mar 1, 1914‒Mar 29, 1014 [XVI. Jahrgang. 1913-14. Sechste Ausstellung]. Benno Berneis, August Gaul, Camille Pissarro Berlin Paul Cassirer 1 artists
Oct‒Nov 1911 Französische Impressionisten Vienna Galerie Arnot 1 artists
Feb 21‒Mar 20, 1907 IX. Jahrgang. Winter 1906/07. VI. Ausstellung. [Kollektionen von Camille Pissarro, Heinrich Linde-Walther, Ernst Oppler, Paul Baum, Fanny Remak, Frotz Rhein] Berlin Paul Cassirer 1 artists
19/01/1912 - end/02/1912 Französische Meister Vienna Galerie Miethke 1 artists
May 1‒15, 1913 XV. Jahrgang. 1912-13. Achte Ausstellung Berlin Paul Cassirer 1 artists
Apr 20‒May 15, 1910 Prima Mostra italiana dell'Impressionismo, opere di Paul Cézanne, Edgar Degas, Jean-Louis Forain, Paul Gauguin, Henri Matisse, Claude Monet, Camille Pissarro, Pierre-Auguste Renoir, Medardo Rosso, Henri Toulouse-Lautrec, Vincent Van Gogh Florence Lyceum Club 1 artists
Nov 1‒Dec 7, 1913 [XVI. Jahrgang. 1913/14. Zweite Ausstellung]. Degas / Cézanne Berlin Paul Cassirer 1 artists
Mar 4‒25, 1913 XV. Jahrgang. 1912-13. Sechste Ausstellung Berlin Paul Cassirer 1 artists
Feb 20‒Mar 14, 1906 [VIII. Jahrgang. VI. Ausstellung. Kollektionen von Lovis Corinth] Berlin Paul Cassirer 1 artists
Nov 1909 Impressionisten - Ausstellung Munich Moderne Galerie (Heinrich Thannhauser) 1 artists
Dec 1912 Ausstellung von Werken Moderner Franzosen Vienna Galerie Arnot 1 artists
16/03/1906 - mid/06/1906 [VIII. Jahrgang. VII. Ausstellung. Französische Meister] Berlin Paul Cassirer 1 artists
1912 Exposition d'Art Moderne Paris Galerie Manzi, Joyant & Cie. 1 artists
Apr 1911 XIII. Jahrgang. Winter 1910/1911. IX. Ausstellung. [Kollektionen Walter Bondy, Rudolf Levy, Julius Pascin, Hans Purrmann] Berlin Paul Cassirer 1 artists
Mar 1, 1913 Französische Impressionisten Vienna Galerie Miethke 1 artists
Dec 1913‒Jan 18, 1914 Französische Meister Vienna Galerie Miethke 1 artists
Mar 2‒4, 1907 Collection de M. George Viau Paris Galeries Durand-Ruel 1 artists
ca. 10/07/1914 - 11/10/1914 XVI. Jahrgang. 1914. Sommer-Ausstellung Berlin Paul Cassirer 1 artists
mid/05/1912 - 09/1912 XIV. Jahrgang. Winter 1911/1912. IX. Ausstellung. [Sommerausstellung] Berlin Paul Cassirer 1 artists
Mar‒Apr 1913 Kollektion Moderner Franzosen Vienna Galerie Arnot 1 artists
07/1913 - end/09/1913 [XV. Jahrgang. 1912/13. Zehnte Ausstellung. Sommerausstellung] Berlin Paul Cassirer 1 artists
ca/04/1911 - 14/05/1911 XIII. Jahrgang. Winter 1910/1911. X. Ausstellung. [Sammlung Maurice Masson, Paris] Berlin Paul Cassirer 1 artists
Jan 1914 Moderne Franzosen Vienna Galerie Arnot 1 artists
May 15‒16, 1908 Tableaux Modernes. Aquarelles, Dessins et Pastels Paris Hôtel Drouot 1 artists
Oct‒Nov 1913 Erste Ausstellung Berlin Neue Galerie 1 artists
1908 Exposition Permanente Paris MM. Bernheim-Jeune & Cie 1 artists
Oct 15‒Nov 8, 1908 XI. Jahrgang. Winter 1908/09. II. Ausstellung. [Kollektion Lovis Corinth. Ausstellung "Stilleben"] Berlin Paul Cassirer 1 artists
Feb 1913 Iványi-Grünwald Béla festményeinek és magyar műgyüjtemények bemutatása. I. Dr. Sonnenfeld Zsigmond gyüjteménye [Exhibition of the Paintings of Béla Iványi-Grünwald and the Presentation of Hungarian Art Collections. I. Zsigmond Sonnenfeld] Budapest Ernst Múzeum 1 artists
Nov 14‒30, 1907 Fleurs et Natures Mortes Paris MM. Bernheim-Jeune & Cie 1 artists
1907 Collection Moreau (Tableaux, Dessins, Aquarelles et Pastels) Paris Palais du Louvre - Pavillon de Marsan 1 artists
Nov 22‒23, 1910 Collection de M. Albert Bernier Paris Hôtel Drouot 1 artists
Oct 24‒Dec 2, 1912 XV. Jahrgang. 1912-13. Erste Ausstellung. [Galerie-Ausstellung] Berlin Paul Cassirer 1 artists
Jun 26‒Jul 13, 1911 L'Eau Paris MM. Bernheim-Jeune & Cie 1 artists
Jan 9‒Feb 1913 Die Neue Kunst Vienna Galerie Miethke 1 artists
Oct‒Nov 1907 Třiadvacátá výstava Spolku výtvarných umělců Manes v Praze 1907. Francouzští impressionisté [Twenty-third Exhibition of the Union of Fine Artists Manes in Prague 1907. French Impressionists] Prague [Pavilion in Kinsky Garden] 1 artists
Jul 18‒Sep 30, 1912 Die klassische Malerei Frankreichs im 19. Jahrhundert Frankfurt am Main Gebäude des Frankfurter Kunstvereins 1 artists
Oct‒Nov 1913 Eröffnungsausstellung. Kölnischer Kunstverein Cologne Gemäldegalerie des Kölnischen Kunstvereins 1 artists
Dec 19‒30, 1910 La Faune Paris MM. Bernheim-Jeune & Cie 1 artists
Nov 1909 Eröffnungs-Ausstellung November 1909. Moderne Galerie München Munich Moderne Galerie (Heinrich Thannhauser) 1 artists
Dec 10‒31, 1907 Exposition de Cent Vingt Tableautins, Peintures, Aquarelles, Pastels et Dessins Paris Galerie Eug. Blot 1 artists
Mar 12‒Apr 17, 1910 La Libre Esthétique. L'Évolution du Paysage Brussels Brussels (exact location unknown) 1 artists
Oct 1‒Nov 1, 1908 VIII. Serie Französische Impressionisten Zurich Zurich (exact location unknown) 1 artists
Jan 1913 1888-1913. Kunstsalon Fritz Gurlitt Berlin Fritz Gurlitt 1 artists
Oct 12, 1913‒Jan 16, 1914 Post-Impressionist and Futurist Exhibition London Doré Gallery 1 artists
Mar 15‒16, 1911 Tableaux Modernes. Aquarelles - Pastels - Dessins Paris Hôtel Drouot 1 artists
1910 Katalog-Auszug eines Teiles der im Besitze der Modernen Galerie befindlichen Werke Munich Moderne Galerie (Heinrich Thannhauser) 1 artists
Apr 27‒Jun 19, 1910 Nemzetközi Impresszionista kiállítás [International Impressionist Exhibition] Budapest Művészház 1 artists
Mar 19‒22, 1907 Collection de M. George Viau (Deuxième Vente) Paris Galeries Durand-Ruel 1 artists
Dec 1907 Modern francia nagymesterek tárlata. Magyar müvészek karácsonyi művásárja és az Éremkedvelők Egyesületének kiállitása [Exhibition ot the Great French Masters. Christmas Artfair of the Hungarian Artists and the Exhibition of the Medal Appreciation Association] Budapest Nemzeti Szalon 1 artists
Nov 27, 1909‒Jan 9, 1910 Neunzehnte Ausstellung der Berliner Secession. Zeichnende Künste Berlin Ausstellungshaus am Kurfürstendamm 208/9 1 artists
Dec 16, 1907‒Jan 4, 1908 Portraits d'Hommes Paris MM. Bernheim-Jeune & Cie 1 artists
Mar 2‒Apr 2, 1907 L'Exposition d'Art Français Contemporain au Chateau Des Rohan Strasbourg Chateau des Rohan 1 artists
May 1‒31, 1907 Ausstellung französischer Kunstwerke Stuttgart Museum der bildenden Künste 1 artists
Oct‒Nov 1910 Ausstellung französischer Kunst des 18., 19. und 20. Jahrhunderts Leipzig Museum der bildenden Künste 1 artists
Nov‒Dec 1911 Dreiundzwanzigste Ausstellung der Berliner Secession. Zeichnende Künste Berlin Ausstellungshaus am Kurfürstendamm 208/9 1 artists
Apr 12‒Sep 30, 1914 Erste Ausstellung der Freien Secession Berlin Berlin Ausstellungshaus am Kurfürstendamm 208/9 1 artists
Feb 1‒Mar 31, 1914 Internationale Ausstellung in der Kunsthalle Bremen Bremen Kunsthalle Bremen 1 artists
Mar‒Jun 1913 Prima Esposizione Internazionale d'Arte della "Secessione" Rome Palazzo dell'Esposizone 1 artists
1912 Выставка сто лет французской живописи (1812-1912) [Vy'stavka sto let franczuzskoj zhivopisi (1812-1912) : Exhibition 100 Years of French Painting (1812-1912)] Saint Petersburg Institut Francais de St. Pétersbourg 1 artists
May 2‒Jun 30, 1910 Fourteenth Annual Exhibition Pittsburgh Carnegie Institute 1 artists
Feb 17‒Apr 15, 1906 Internationale Kunstausstellung Bremen Bremen Kunsthalle Bremen 1 artists
Apr 25‒Jun 30, 1912 Sixteenth Annual Exhibition Pittsburgh Carnegie Institute 1 artists
May 1‒Oct 20, 1907 Internationale Kunstausstellung Mannheim Mannheim Kunsthalle Mannheim 1 artists
Feb 17‒Mar 15, 1913 International Exhibition of Modern Art [Armory Show] New York Armory of the 69th Infantry 1 artists
Apr 24‒Jun 30, 1913 Seventeenth Annual Exhibition Pittsburgh Carnegie Institute 1 artists
Apr 22‒Oct 31, 1905 VI. Esposizione d'Arte della Città di Venezia Venice Giardini Pubblici 1 artists
1912 Sommaire des Peintures et Sculptures de l'École Contemporaine exposées dans les Galeries du Musée National du Luxembourg Paris Musée National du Luxembourg 1 artists
Catalogue
Exhibition of Pictures by Camille Pissarro. Stafford Gallery 1911.
Holding Institution: Victoria & Albert National Art Library
Catalogue Price
1 Shilling
Preface
Walter Sickert, Camden Town, 1911.

CAMILLE PISSARRO was born on the 10th July, 1830, at St. Thomas, in the Danish Antilles. He was sent, at the age of ten, to Paris for his education to the school of M. Savary, at Passy. His holidays were spent at the Louvre or in turning over the engravings that were displayed at the printsellers, whose stalls, at that date, clustered around the Palais Royal.

An indication that the boy showed from the first sine exceptional gift may be found in the fact that his master, instead of setting him, like the others, to copy lithographic examples, encouraged him to select studies from his own studio to draw.

When, in 1848, his school eduction was ended, and he went back to the Antilles, his master gave him as his parting advice the following direction. "above all," he said, "do not forget to draw some cocoa-nut trees from nature." His son tells me that his father followed this advice to the letter. I 1852-3, he embarked with the Danish painter Melbit for Venezuela where he did a considerable number of drawings. His family meanwhile had migrated from St. Thomas and returned to France leaving Camille and his brother-in-law, in charge of his father's business.

In 1855-6, Camille Pissarro himself returned to settle in France, working in Paris in the winter and the country in the summer. He profited greatly by the advice and encouragement given him by Corot, and though not officially his pupil. Pissarro's style may be said to have been founded on the method of Corot. I am speaking, of course, of the earlier Corot, the Corot of the solid weighty canvas of small dimensions treating mostly of architectural subjects, the Corot of the French collectors, not the Corot of the flimsy later manufacture that we cherish in Bond Street under the trade inscription of "silvery."

Im1869-70, Pissarro lived at Louveciennes,,as did also Claude Monet, Sisley and Renoir. something like a common language was evolved by these daily propinquities and sympathies.

I remember at lately as 1907, Degas saying to Guillaumin:-"What a pity we allowed outselves to ba called Impressionists." He went on to say that as a consequence, at the opening of each exhibition the Press awarded a number one to this one, a proxime accessit to another, and so on. As a matter of fact it was never the fashion to award a "number one" to Pissarro. There was nothing sensational about his gentle painter-like art. It did not make good copy. Not was he concerned that it should. To reminders that his one had had a medal, and that the other was making money, his invariable answer was:- "Il n'y a que la peinture que compte." This sentance would be his complete epitaph.

When the war of 1870 broke out, his house was exposed to the fire of the fort Mont Valerin. He was compelled to leave Louveciennes and his studio filled with canvases. As he had at that time never sold a picture it was practically his accumulated life-work that he left behind him, never to see that part of it again. The canvases were destroyed, iehter b the invading army, or by the pillage that followed in its wake. This is proved by the fact that none of these pictures have turned up since the signature became marketable. And we know that, in parallel case, works have a way of crawling out of their holes with astonishing promptness, and even in a state of astonishing multiplication. Pissarro remained for the duration of the war in England, at Sydenham, where he painted several fine pictures.

It was after the war that he settled in Pontoise, for, perhaps, the most characteristic decade of his artistic life. To this period his association with Cezanne, an association fruitful to both painters of immense mutual influence and inspiration. It is one of the entertaining ironies of fashion that Cezanne, ninety per cent. of whose work consists of monstrous and tragic failures, should have been deified by speculation in Paris, Berlin and New York while Pissarro's brilliant and sane efficiency awaits full justice.

It is still easy for the traveller, who only passes through Pontoise, the city in the Vexin Francais that reminded St. Louis of Jerusalem, to see the nourishment that the little orchards, bristling with bunches of leaves in the sun, the wood of old palings, the modest houses built of soft stone called moellon, diapered with black by smoke and with white by the droppings of pigeons, tinged with green by lichen, the linen hung out to dry by homely women in faded blue cotton gowns, must have been to Pissarro's talent. It is to this period that belong the important series in gouache, pastel, distemper and oil, dealing with peasant life and labour in the fields.

It is the material of Millet, seen with a gayer and more objective eye. Pissarro no more pitied the peasant than the peasant pities himself.

In 1884 he settled at Eragny for good. An infirmity of the lachrymal duct made outdoor work henceforward impossible. He produced a series of paintings from windows in Paris, Rouen, Havre and Dieppe. He died in 1903 from the effects of an operation, having worked with unimpaired vigour and elasticity to the last.

Pissarro's importance has not yet been properly understood. Writers on art have insisted so exclusively on that side of impressionism which dealt in series of studies of different efftects on one subject under different illuminations, that the whole gospel of impressionism was supposed to be limited thereto. To study the work of Pissarro is to see that the best traditions were being quietly carried on by a man essentially painter and poet. For the dark and light chiaroscuro of the past was substituted a new prismatic chiaroscuro. An intensified observation of colour was called in, which enabled the painter to get the effect of light and shade without rendering the shadow so dark as to be undecorative.

What the impressionists have taught can not be ignored again. Even here in England a new generation of painters, mostly under thirty, are giving incessant proof of the vitality of the principle.
Even in the England of Mr. Dicksee and of "Vertige," a new generation is learning that the visible world is infinite and interesting. That all has not been said when we have popped the jujube of sentimentality into our mouths and cried ourselves to sleep. Bereavement, death, regret, widowhood in nice weeds, pianos played by nice bereaved young persons in rooms nicely furnished in inferior studio taste, to quite nice bereaved, but still handsome men in dress suits supplied by ready-made tailors, no longer satisfy us. "The spiral staircase," I had the pleasure of hearing a distinguished nonconformist divine assert the other day " bends under the weight of the ascending ideal." A spiral staircase that bends is already broken, and we have no longer any use for an ideal that breaks down a staircase.
Catalogue Structure
Walter Sickert, 'Camille Pissarro' (1911), pp. 3-8
Catalogue, pp. 9-12
Note
Catalogue states in cover: "These Pictures, with some exceptions, are for sale. Prices may be had on application."

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Name Date of Birth Date of Death Nationality # of Cat. Entries
Camille Pissarro 1831 1903 FR 35
Recommended Citation: "Exhibition of Pictures by Camille Pissarro." In Database of Modern Exhibitions (DoME). European Paintings and Drawings 1905-1915. Last modified Jul 27, 2020. https://exhibitions.univie.ac.at/exhibition/1094