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Paintings by Camille Pissarro


Chennevieres on the Banks of the Marne by Camille Pissarro
Camille Pissarro's Chennevières on the Banks of the Marne at the National
Camille Pissarro's Chennevières on the Banks of the Marne at the National

Chennevières on the Banks of the Marne was painted by Impressionist Camille Pissarro during the years 1864-1865. Pissarro was deeply influenced by the landscapes painted by the artists of the Barbizon School. As pioneering advocates of plein air painting, they took their easels outdoors to capture every subtle variance of natural light and color. The serene vista of Chennevières on the Banks of the Marne -- with a broad, low sky and calm, reflecting waters -- recalls the rivers and canals painted by Barbizon School artist Charles-François Daubigny.

For another example of Impressionist artist Camille Pissarro's mastery of the plein air technique, continue to the next page.

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