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Paintings by Camille Pissarro


View from My Window, Eragny by Camille Pissarro
View from My Window, Eragny by Camille Pissarro (oil on at the Ashmolean
View from My Window, Eragny by Camille Pissarro (oil on at the Ashmolean

View from My Window, Eragny, took Impressionist painter Camille Pissarro from 1886-1888 to complete and was the result of Pissarro's interest in different approaches.

Always open to new ideas, Pissarro experimented with Neo-Impressionism. View from My Window, Eragny is organized into planes, reflecting the orderly garden plots and fields that he observed from his window. Pissarro's color, applied in dots and dabs, is fresh and bright, with pure high hues in the foreground and a subtle and muted mix in the sky. Tone conveys the atmospheric effect, seen in the shades of pale blue, pink, and violet in the distant clouds.

Camille Pissarro wasn't limited to oil and canvas, however. On the next page we'll see an etching from the Impressionist master.

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