Portrait Of Jeanne

size(cm): 35x30
Sale price£103 GBP


Camille Pissarro's Portrait of Jeanne is a work of art that has captivated art lovers since its creation in 1877. This painting is a perfect example of the Impressionist style, characterized by its focus on light and color as well as as for his technique of loose and fast brushstrokes.

The composition of the painting is impressive, with Jeanne sitting in a chair with a relaxed and natural posture. The light coming through the window illuminates her face and dress, creating a light effect that is typical of the Impressionist style.

Color is also a prominent aspect of this artwork. The soft, pastel tones of Jeanne's dress contrast against the dark, somber background, creating an effect of depth and dimension. In addition, the warm tones of Jeanne's skin and hair contrast with the cool tones of the background, creating an effect of balance and harmony.

The story behind this painting is also fascinating. Jeanne was the wife of Lucien Pissarro, the artist's son. Camille Pissarro painted this portrait of her daughter-in-law while she was visiting her home in London. The painting was exhibited at the first Impressionist exhibition in Paris in 1874, and has since been considered one of the most important works of the Impressionist movement.

In addition to its beauty and historical significance, there are some lesser-known aspects of this painting that make it even more interesting. For example, it is believed that Jeanne was pregnant at the time the portrait was painted, giving it an even deeper and more personal meaning.

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