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Pissaro



Camille Pissarro: <EM>Peasants’ houses</EM>, Eragny 1887
Camille Pissarro: Peasants' houses, Eragny 1887
Pissaro
SPAIN
BARCELONA  •  CaixaForum Obra Social  •  Ongoing
 

Retrospective exhibition devoted to French impressionist painter Camille Pissarro (Saint Thomas, Virgin Isles, 1830 - Paris, 1903). His friend Cézanne called him "the first Impressionist". Pissarro is, perhaps, the most crucial figure in Impressionism and, at the same time, the least-recognised member of the movement.

Organised by the Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum and “la Caixa” Foundation, the show  features 67 oil paintings from throughout the painter’s career, loaned by museums and private collectors around the world.

Pissarro was the most astute judge of young talent. Cézanne and Gauguin both acknowledged their profound debt to his innovative methods, having come under his tutelage during their formative years. Seurat, Signac and Matisse also benefited from Pissarro's generous encouragement and advice at the start of their careers.



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CaixaForum Barcelona
Av. de Francesc Ferrer i Guardia, 6-8
Barcelona
Spain

 


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