I've Always Wondered
Who Was Camille Pissarro? Originally Published July 10-11, 2020.

In 1995, an American art collecting couple, Bruce and Robbi Toll, bought the 1887 painting Picking Peas, by Camille Pissarro, for $800,000.  They lent it to the Marmottan museum in Paris, where it came to light that it had been confiscated from its Jewish owner, Simon Bauer, in 1943 by the Germans occupying France.  Bauer’s […]

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