Flowering Plum Trees (c.1890) by Camille Pissarro

Flowering Plum Trees - Camille Pissarro - c.1890

Artwork Information

TitleFlowering Plum Trees
ArtistCamille Pissarro
Art MovementImpressionism
Current LocationPrivate Collection

About Flowering Plum Trees

The artwork titled “Flowering Plum Trees,” created by Camille Pissarro circa 1890, is a testament to the Impressionist movement with which Pissarro was intimately connected. This landscape genre painting is part of a private collection and reflects the Impressionists’ fascination with the play of light and the natural changes occurring in the environment.

In the artwork, the scene is set in a lush countryside where flowering plum trees are in full bloom, with white blossoms delicately rendered to capture the fleeting beauty of early spring. Two figures, perhaps a farmer and a woman, appear to be engaged in conversation amidst the vegetated landscape, with a background of quaint houses that nestle comfortably in the rural setting. The brushwork exhibits the characteristic Impressionist technique, with quick, visible strokes that give a sense of movement and vitality to the foliage and the figures. The use of color is vibrant yet harmonious, creating a lively interplay between the natural elements and the human presence, inviting the viewer to experience the freshness of the season and the simplicity of rural life.

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