Camille Pissarro

Camille Pissarro Camille Pissarro, the only painter to attend each of the eight Monet shows held between 1874 and 1886, positioned himself as a major person and mentor for the period. Pissarro filled his works with pictures of the regular lifestyle of French peasants, in contrast to the Impressionists, who are famed for their scenes of city streets and countryside leisure. His best work mixes his love of rural subjects with an exploratory study of nature under various lighting and atmospheric situations that stems from a thorough study of French Realism. His paintings are subtle explorations of the impact of...
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