Landscape, Frost and Fog, Eragny (1892) by Camille Pissarro

Landscape, Frost and Fog, Eragny - Camille Pissarro - 1892

Artwork Information

TitleLandscape, Frost and Fog, Eragny
ArtistCamille Pissarro
Art MovementImpressionism
Current LocationPrivate Collection

About Landscape, Frost and Fog, Eragny

The artwork “Landscape, Frost and Fog, Eragny” is an oil on canvas painting created by the artist Camille Pissarro in the year 1892. Classified within the Impressionism movement, this landscape genre piece depicts a serene natural setting. Originally part of Pissarro’s extensive body of work, the painting is currently held in a private collection, reflecting the often personal nature of art patronage for works of this calibre.

The artwork presents a rural winter scene where frost and fog dominate the atmosphere, adding a veil of cold serenity over the landscape. The brush work is loose and manages to capture the essence of the chilly environment, a characteristic technique of the Impressionist style that Pissarro embodied. The color palette is muted, with whites and blues implying the presence of frost and cold temperature, interspersed with the earthy tones of the bare trees and the reds of the rooftops, all contributing to the overall sense of a cold, tranquil countryside morning. Soft edges and the blending of colors create a cohesive image that invites the viewer to experience the hushed chill of a winter day, captured forever on canvas by Pissarro’s deft hand.

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