Morning, Sun Effect, Eragny (1899) by Camille Pissarro

Morning, Sun Effect, Eragny - Camille Pissarro - 1899

Artwork Information

TitleMorning, Sun Effect, Eragny
ArtistCamille Pissarro
Dimensions65 x 81 cm
Art MovementImpressionism
Current LocationIsrael Museum, Jerusalem, Israel

About Morning, Sun Effect, Eragny

The artwork titled “Morning, Sun Effect, Eragny” by Camille Pissarro, crafted in 1899, is a fine example of the Impressionist movement. Measuring 65 x 81 cm, this oil on canvas landscape encapsulates the ethos of Impressionism, with Pissarro utilizing loose brushwork to capture the transient effects of light. The artwork finds its home within the Israel Museum in Jerusalem, Israel, contributing to the rich tapestry of their collection.

The painting depicts a serene rural scene set in Eragny, with verdant trees framing the composition on either side. In the foreground, we see an individual seated in the shade, surrounded by tall, lush vegetation that suggests the warmth of the season. The middle ground is an expanse of open fields, painted in a palette that evokes an early morning light, with its soft pastels and gentle contrasts. The vast sky above, scattered with wispy clouds, contributes to the overall calmness and beauty of the scene. Pissarro’s brushstrokes give a sense of vibrancy and life to the landscape, inviting viewers to immerse themselves in the peacefulness of the countryside morning.

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