Camille Pissarro
Danish-French, 1830-1903
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High auction record
£20m, Sotheby's, 2014
Collected by major museums
Tate, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., Indianapolis Museum of Art at Newfields, J. Paul Getty Museum
Selected exhibitions
2017
Paris, Fin de Siècle: Signac, Redon, Toulouse-Lautrec, and Their Contemporaries,
Guggenheim Museum Bilbao
2015
Inventing Impressionism,
The National Gallery, London
Intimate Impressionism from the National Gallery of Art,
Seattle Art Museum

Often regarded as the first Impressionist, Camille Pissarro is known both for his revelatory plein air landscape pictures, such as in The Path to Les Puilleaux, Pontoise (1881), and for mentoring artists including Paul Cézanne and Paul Gauguin. Pisarro himself was inspired by the rural scenes of Realists Jean Francois …

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