Camille Pissarro

Tuileries Gardens

Tuileries Gardens
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Author: Camille Pissarro
Landscape, Painting, Oil on canvas, 54x65.3 cm
Origin: France, 1900

The opportunity to view the city from his own windows, from a fairly spacious - and highly elevated - apartment, gave the painter great advantages. In 1898, he rented an apartment across from the Tuileries, with a superb view of the garden. Its windows looked out on the Bassin of the Tuileries, which in the present painting can be seen on the left. The round Bassin was a convenient reference point for taking spatial bearings. Next to it, the pathways and vendors' stalls in the gardens provide a geometrical foundation for the composition, giving structure to such paintings focused on shimmering atmospheric effects.

Style: Impressionism
Source of entry: formerly in the collection of Otto Krebs, Holzdorf
Exibition: French Painting: 19th - 20th centuries
Transferred from Germany after World War II

See also

Camille Pissarro - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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Comprehensive collection of the images of his works with biography and historical comments.

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