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Georges Clairin - Portrait of Sarah Bernhardt
Armand Point - Peacock Casket
Camille Alaphilippe - Woman with Monkey
Aristide  Maillol - Seated female nude with her left hand on her head. Study for The Mediterranean
Louis-Robert Carrier-Belleuse - The Struggle for Life vase
Léon  Lhermitte - Les Halles
Fernand Pelez - The Death of Emperor Commodus
Pierre-Auguste Renoir - Ambroise Vollard in a Red Scarf
Jean Carriès - My Portrait
Emile Gallé - Two-handled vase
Georges-Henri Lemaire - Silence or Immortality
Charles-Alexandre Giron - Woman wearing gloves, also known as The Parisienne
Paul Sérusier - Tricoteuse au bas rose
Pierre-Auguste  Renoir - Portrait of Madame de Bonnières
Berthe Morisot - Jeune fille en décolleté - La fleur aux cheveux
Pierre Bonnard - Conversation à Arcachon
Pierre-Adrien Dalpayrat - Dish : The judgment of Paris
Joseph-Marius Avy  - Bal blanc
Marie Constantine Bashkirtseff - Parisienne, Portrait of Irma
Maurice Denis - Female bathers at Perros-Guirec
Fernand Pelez - La Vachalcade
Alfred Sisley - The Church at Moret (Evening)
Théophile Alexandre Steinlen - Ball on the 14th of July
Edmond  Aman-Jean - Miss Ella Carmichaël

La Bouchée de Pain, sketches

Fernand
Pelez
Paris, 1848 – Paris, 1913
Circa 1904
Oil on canvas
179 x 70 cm

A line of poor people, young and old, heads towards the soup that will be given to them on the premises of La Bouchée de Pain.
The scene takes place on a street in Paris on a winter morning in the light of the street lamps. The worn clothes and postures of the walking bodies speak volumes about the condition of these unemployed labourers. A resident of the Butte Montmartre, the painter Fernand Pelez offered a strikingly truthful depiction of popular Paris at the end of the 19th century.

Donor, testator or seller: 
Donated by Marie Reine Nina Pelez de Cordova and Marie Marguerite Pelez de Cordova, 1913
Inventory number: 
PPP03692
Inventory number : PPP03692
Room 3 : Roll and Naturalism
Paris 1900
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