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Camille Pissarro The Old Marketplace in Rouen and the Rue de I'Epicerie (mk09) oil painting on canvas
The Old Marketplace in Rouen and the Rue de I'Epicerie (mk09)
Painting ID::  21476
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Camille Pissarro The Old Marketplace in Rouen and the Rue de I'Epicerie (mk09) oil painting on canvas



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  Camille Pissarro
  Caribbean-born French Pointillist/Impressionist Painter, ca.1830-1903 .Painter and printmaker. He was the only painter to exhibit in all eight of the Impressionist exhibitions held between 1874 and 1886, and he is often regarded as the 'father' of the movement. He was by no means narrow in outlook, however, and throughout his life remained as radical in artistic matters as he was in politics. Thad?e Natanson wrote in 1948: 'Nothing of novelty or of excellence appeared that Pissarro had not been among the first, if not the very first, to discern and to defend.' The significance of Pissarro's work is in the balance maintained between tradition and the avant-garde. Octave Mirbeau commented: 'M. Camille Pissarro has shown himself to be a revolutionary by renewing the art of painting in a purely working sense;
  The Old Marketplace in Rouen and the Rue de I'Epicerie (mk09)
  1898 Oil on canvas,81 x 65 cm New York,The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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