Camille Pissarro Market Insights

The top Pissarro paintings sold at auction vary widely by date range and subject matter, indicating that the foremost considerations for Pissarro collectors are quality and aesthetics. Beautiful examples by the artist are the most desirable. The top 8 paintings sold at auction, shown here, include cityscapes, landscapes, and figurative paintings, and were created from the 1870s to 1901 (2 years before Pissarro’s death in 1903). The record price for a Pissarro painting at auction was set in February 2014 when Le boulevard Montmartre, matinée de printemps (1897) sold for over $32 million USD.

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Top Results at Auction

Le boulevard Montmartre, matinée de printemps, 1897, oil on canvas, 25.6 x 31.9 in. Sold at Sotheby's London: February 5, 2014 for $32,092,776
Le boulevard Montmartre, matinée de printemps, 1897, oil on canvas, 25.6 x 31.9 in. Sold at Sotheby’s London: February 5, 2014 for $32,092,776
Gelée blanche, jeune paysanne faisant du feu, 1888, oil on canvas, 36.5 x 36.4 in. Sold at Sotheby's London: February 4, 2020 for $17,322,174
Gelée blanche, jeune paysanne faisant du feu, 1888, oil on canvas, 36.5 x 36.4 in. Sold at Sotheby’s London: February 4, 2020 for $17,322,174
Les quatre saisons (set of 4), 1872, oil on canvas, 21.9 x 51.9 in. each Sold at Christie's New York: November 6, 2007 for $14,601,000
Les quatre saisons (set of 4), 1872, oil on canvas, 21.9 x 51.9 in. each Sold at Christie’s New York: November 6, 2007 for $14,601,000
La Rue Saint-Lazare, temps lumineux, 1893, oil on canvas, 28.8 x 23.7 in. Sold at Christie's New York:  November 11, 2018 for $12,350,000
La Rue Saint-Lazare, temps lumineux, 1893, oil on canvas, 28.8 x 23.7 in. Sold at Christie’s New York: November 11, 2018 for $12,350,000
Jardin et poulailler chez Octave Mirbeau, Les Damps, 1892, oil on canvas, 28.9 x 36.2 in. Sold at Christie's New York: November 11, 2019 for $10,263,000
Jardin et poulailler chez Octave Mirbeau, Les Damps, 1892, oil on canvas, 28.9 x 36.2 in. Sold at Christie’s New York: November 11, 2019 for $10,263,000
Le boulevard Montmartre, fin de journée, 1897, oil on canvas, 21.3 x 25.6 in. Sold at Sotheby's London: June 19, 2019 for $9,023,740
Le boulevard Montmartre, fin de journée, 1897, oil on canvas, 21.3 x 25.6 in. Sold at Sotheby’s London: June 19, 2019 for $9,023,740
Le Pont Neuf, naufrage de la Bonne Mère, 1901, oil on canvas, 25.9 x 32 in. Sold at Christie's London: June 18, 2007 for $6,699,536
Le Pont Neuf, naufrage de la Bonne Mère, 1901, oil on canvas, 25.9 x 32 in. Sold at Christie’s London: June 18, 2007 for $6,699,536
Le Jardin d'Octave Mirbeau, la terrasse, Les Damps, 1892, oil on canvas, 28.7 x 36.2 in., Sold at Christie's New York: May 13, 2019 for $6,177,000
Le Jardin d’Octave Mirbeau, la terrasse, Les Damps, 1892, oil on canvas, 28.7 x 36.2 in., Sold at Christie’s New York: May 13, 2019 for $6,177,000