Artist Camille Pissarro, French, 1830-1903
  • The Kitchen at Piette's, Montfoucault
Date 1874
Medium oil on canvas
Dimensions Unframed: 18 1/4 × 22 inches (46.4 × 55.9 cm)
Framed: 26 1/16 inches × 29 1/2 inches × 2 inches (66.2 × 74.9 × 5.1 cm)
Credit Line Bequest of Edward E. Rothman
Accession Number 75.31
Department European Painting
On View Modern C234, Level 2 (see map)
Signed Signed and dated lower left: C. Pissarro. 74.
France, Collection Julie Pissarro (inherited from the artist in 1904);
Paris, Galerie Georges Petit (dealer);
Detroit, Collection Albert Kahn (purchased from Galerie Georges Petit);
By descent to Detroit, Collection Mr. and Mrs. (Ruth Kahn Rothman) Edward E. Rothman bequeathed by Mr. Edward E. Rothman to the DIA in 1975.
Paris, Galerie Manzi et Joyant, "Retrospective Camille Pissarro", 1914, cat. 63.

London, Leicester Galleries, "Retrospective Camille Pissarro", 1920, cat. 58.

Lecomte, G., Camille Pissarro, Paris, Edition Bernheim-Jeune, 1922, repr. after p. 50.

Pissarro, L. R., & Venturi, L., Camille Pissarro, son Art, son Oeuvre, Paris, Paul Rosenberg, 1939, vol. 1, cat. 276, p. 119; vol. 2, pl. 56.

"Annual Report European Art, DIA Bulletin, vol. 55, no 1, 1976, pp. 12-13, fig. 8.

"Supplement", Gazette des Beaux Arts, 1310, March 1979, 55, no. 244

Lloyd, Chr., Camille Pissarro, (Discovering the Nineteenth Century), Geneva/New York, Skira/Rizzoli, 1981, pp. 76, 146, 73, repr.

Shiff, Richard, Cézanne and the End of Impressionism, Chicago & London, 1984, p. 206, fig. 46.

Birmingham, City Museum and art Gallery-Glasgow, Burrell Collection, "Camille Pissarro Impressionism, Landscape and Rural Labour", 1990, p. 41, fig. 43 (not in exhibition--cat. by Richard Thomson).

Fort Lauderdale, Museum of Art, "Impressionism to the Present Camille Pissarro and his Descendants", 2000, p. 51, cat. 20, repr.

Sogo Museum of Art; Kitakyushu Municipal Museum of Art; Fukushima Prefectural Museum of Art; Fukui Fine Arts Museum; Yawatahama Citizen Gallery, "Treasures from the Detroit Institute of Arts: Masters of Impressionism and Modern Art," 2001, pp. 32, 50, no. 3, color repro. p. 51 (in Japanese, entry by A. Marcereau on file).

Stern Pissarro Gallery, London, entry for "L'atre" (drawing with pastel and watercolor) in Camille Pissarro (1830-1903) St. Thomas to Paris, 11 November - 6 December 2003, ex. cat., no. 13 (entry mentions DIA painting as comparanda).

Pissarro, J. & Durand-Ruel Snollaerts, C., Pissarro Critical Catalogue of Paintings, Paris (Wildenstein Institute), 2005, vol. 2, p. 287, cat. 380, repr.