Blossoming Apple Trees At Eragny

size(cm): 45x50
Sale price£150 GBP


The painting "Blossoming Apple Trees At Eragny" by Camille Pissarro is a masterpiece of French Impressionism that has captivated art lovers since its creation in 1894. This work is a perfect example of Pissarro's artistic style, characterized by his technique of loose brushstrokes and his use of light and color to create a sense of movement and life in his landscapes.

The composition of the painting is impressive, with the blossoming apple trees in the foreground and the rural landscape in the background. Pissarro uses the technique of perspective to create a sense of depth in the painting, making the viewer feel as if they are walking through the countryside.

Color is another outstanding aspect of this work. Pissarro uses a bright and vibrant color palette to capture the beauty of nature in spring. The green and yellow tones of the fields and trees contrast with the blue of the sky and the white of the clouds, creating a sense of harmony and balance in the painting.

The story behind the painting is also fascinating. Pissarro painted this work at his country house in Eragny, a small town in northern France. The painting was first exhibited at the Durand-Ruel Gallery in Paris in 1895, where it received positive reviews from art critics.

But what many don't know is that this painting was stolen during World War II and disappeared for decades. It was recovered in 2012 by the Toledo Museum of Art in Ohio, United States, and returned to its rightful owners in France.

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