Frost, View fom Bazincourt (1891) by Camille Pissarro

Frost, View fom Bazincourt - Camille Pissarro - 1891

Artwork Information

TitleFrost, View fom Bazincourt
ArtistCamille Pissarro
Art MovementPointillism,Neo-Impressionism
Current LocationPrivate Collection

About Frost, View fom Bazincourt

The artwork titled “Frost, View from Bazincourt” was crafted by the artist Camille Pissarro in the year 1891. This oil on canvas composition belongs to the art movements of Pointillism and Neo-Impressionism and falls within the genre of landscape. Currently, it resides in a private collection.

This piece by Pissarro presents a serene vista of a rural landscape. The site is most likely near Bazincourt, which was a common subject for the artist. One can observe the delicate application of color, indicative of the pointillist technique which entails the juxtaposition of small, distinct dots of color applied in patterns to form an image. These dots blend visually at a distance, creating the overall tone and image in the viewer’s eye. The landscape portrays a wintry scene, subtly suggesting the chill of frost through the use of pale, cool colors, and gentle tints that render a soft, diffused light across the canvas. The horizon is low and vast, extending the sense of a broad expanse covered by frost. Sparse vegetation and few trees appear frost-touched, reflecting the season’s impact. The artwork captures a moment of tranquility in nature, inviting contemplation and reflection on the serene beauty of the rural countryside.

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