Hampton Court Green, London (1891) by Camille Pissarro

Hampton Court Green, London - Camille Pissarro - 1891

Artwork Information

TitleHampton Court Green, London
ArtistCamille Pissarro
Dimensions54.3 x 73 cm
Art MovementPointillism,Neo-Impressionism

About Hampton Court Green, London

The artwork titled “Hampton Court Green, London” was crafted by artist Camille Pissarro in the year 1891. Rendered in oil on canvas, the piece is an exemplary illustration of the Pointillism and Neo-Impressionism art movements. Its dimensions span 54.3 by 73 centimeters, and it is characterized as a cityscape genre. The technique used by Pissarro captures the essence of the environment with the distinctive touch of these movements, which emphasizes the use of small, distinct dots of color applied in patterns to form an image.

In “Hampton Court Green, London,” one observes an expansive green field under a luminous sky. Pissarro’s craft is evident in the small, deliberate strokes of paint that coalesce to produce the effect of a vibrant, sunlit landscape. In the foreground, several figures can be seen engaged in leisurely activities, suggesting the tranquility and leisure associated with this setting. The architecture is subtly suggested in the background by softer and less defined shapes, contrasting against the vivid foreground and the towering trees that dominate the middle ground. The meticulous pointillist technique imbues the artwork with a sense of texture and liveliness, embodying the artist’s perception of the natural world through a harmonious collection of color and light.

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