Flood White Effect Eragny

size(cm): 75x105
Sale price£284 GBP


The Eragny White Effect Flood painting by Camille Pissarro is a masterpiece of French Impressionism that has captivated art lovers since its creation in 1885. This work is a perfect example of Pissarro's artistic style, characterized by his brushstroke technique. loose and his use of light and color to create a sense of movement and life in his works.

The composition of the painting is impressive, with a panoramic view of a rural landscape flooded by the River Epte. Pissarro uses perspective to create a sense of depth and distance, and his use of light and shadow creates a sense of movement in the water and in the trees surrounding the river.

Color is another outstanding aspect of this work. Pissarro uses a soft and subtle color palette to create a sense of calm and serenity in the scene. Green and blue tones predominate in the painting, creating a feeling of freshness and tranquility.

The story behind the painting is also fascinating. Pissarro lived in Eragny, a small town in northern France, and this work was inspired by a flood that occurred in the area in 1885. Pissarro captured the beauty and serenity of the scene, despite the devastation the flood had caused. caused.

There are also little-known aspects of this work. For example, it is known that Pissarro worked on it for several months, and that the painting was originally much larger than it is today. In addition, Pissarro is believed to have used a "wet-on-wet painting" technique to create the sensation of movement in the water and in the trees.

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