Camille Pissarro

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Camille Pissarro - A popular Danish-French Impressionist

There are many popular artists in the world, and Camille Pissarro was one of the best artists. He was a popular Danish-French Impressionist and a Neo-Impressionist painter who created many brilliant masterpieces and was the key figure in the history of Impressionism. Camille Pissarro was born on 10 July 1830 on the island of St Thomas. You must know that Camille Pissarro's full name was Jacob-Abraham-Camille Pissarro. This painter and printmaker have a key figure in the history of Impressionism who showed his work in all the eight Impressionist group exhibitions. 

The early life of Camille Pissarro 

Camille Pissarro was a dedicated artist who focused on the idea of alternative forums of exhibitions. Hence he becomes the only artist to exhibit his artwork in eight Impressionist group exhibitions. This popular Danish-French Impressionist experimented with many art styles, including Georges Seurat's "pointillist" approach. At a very early age, Pissarro showed his talent for drawings and began to visit the collections of the Louvre. 

When Pissarro returned to St. Thomas, he was more passionate about sketching at the harbor; his father expected him to join the family business. But he moved to Venezuela after meeting Danish Painter Fritz Melbye. This popular artist made many sketches on life on the streets and then returned to St. Thomas in 1854. He was very determined to become a painter, which his family understood. He then left for Paris to become a greater painter. 

Popular Artwork by Camille Pissarro:

The popular artworks by Camille Pissarro are mentioned below:-

  • Landscape with Farmhouses and Palm Trees
  • Two Women Chatting by the Sea
  • Jalais Hill, Pontoise
  • Entrée du village de Voisins
  • Bath Road, Chiswick
  • Landscape at Pontoise
  • Orchard in Bloom, Louveciennes

He made many popular paintings during his lifetime. At the age of seventy-three, he died in Parish, France, on 13 November 1903.