Apple-Picking (1886) by Camille Pissarro

Apple-Picking - Camille Pissarro - 1886

Artwork Information

ArtistCamille Pissarro
MediumOil on Canvas
Dimensions128 x 128 cm
Art MovementNeo-Impressionism
Current LocationOhara Museum of Art, Kurashiki, Japan
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About Apple-Picking

Camille Pissarro, a prominent French Impressionist artist, is known for his captivating artworks, including “Apple Picking” in 1886. This piece is an excellent representation of Pissarro’s style of capturing the pure effects of color and tone in nature. Through the use of reds, blues, greens, pinks, lavenders, oranges and yellows he brings to life the apple orchard landscape.

Pissarro was well-renowned among his contemporaries due to his attention to detail while painting nature. He was meticulous with his observation of various elements such as grass while sketching in an apple orchard. Other Impressionist and Neo-Impressionist artists adored him so much that they considered him a mentor. Apple-Picking by Camille Pissarro masterfully incorporates many elements that make artwork exceptional such as brush strokes and paint application.

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