Garden of the Louvre Fog Effect (1899) by Camille Pissarro

Garden of the Louvre Fog Effect - Camille Pissarro - 1899

Artwork Information

TitleGarden of the Louvre Fog Effect
ArtistCamille Pissarro
Dimensions54 x 65 cm
Art MovementImpressionism
Current LocationPrivate Collection

About Garden of the Louvre Fog Effect

The artwork titled “Garden of the Louvre Fog Effect” was created by the esteemed artist Camille Pissarro in 1899. The medium used for this piece is oil on canvas, reflecting the Impressionist movement to which Pissarro contributed notably. The painting measures 54 x 65 cm and is categorized as a cityscape. At present, the artwork graces a private collection.

Camille Pissarro’s “Garden of the Louvre Fog Effect” is a compelling work that communicates the subtleties of light and atmosphere characteristic of the Impressionist genre. The scene depicts a city enveloped in a gentle fog, with the majestic architecture of the Louvre barely discernible in the background. Leafless trees frame the urban vista, contributing to the overall impression of a cold, damp day where details are softened, and forms merge into a delicate harmony of muted colors. The diffuse light and the absence of distinct shadows underscore the transient nature of the moment captured. The viewer is invited to experience the essence of Paris through the fog – a typical Impressionist aim to portray the fleeting effects of light and weather.

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