Neaufles Sant Martin, near Gisors (1885) by Camille Pissarro

Neaufles Sant Martin, near Gisors - Camille Pissarro - 1885

Artwork Information

TitleNeaufles Sant Martin, near Gisors
ArtistCamille Pissarro
Dimensions15.1 x 18.2 cm
Art MovementImpressionism
Current LocationPrivate Collection

About Neaufles Sant Martin, near Gisors

The artwork titled “Neaufles Saint Martin, near Gisors” is a creation by the esteemed artist Camille Pissarro from the year 1885. Crafted using the medium of oil on canvas, the piece measures 15.1 by 18.2 centimeters and belongs to the Impressionism movement. As a landscape genre painting, it is currently held in a private collection.

“Neaufles Saint Martin, near Gisors” captures the tranquility and beauty of a rural landscape. The artwork features a lush scene with an abundance of greenery; trees dominate the foreground framing a path that leads the viewer’s eye into the composition. The impressionist technique applied by Pissarro allows for a vibrant interplay of light and shadow that creates a sense of depth and texture throughout the canvas. The dappled sunlight filters through the foliage, suggesting a bright, clear day. In the background, the outline of buildings, possibly a small village or farmstead, emerges, hinting at human presence within this serene environment. The sky’s light blue, filled with soft, fluffy clouds, contributes to the overall calm atmosphere of the scene. Pissarro’s brushwork is visible, with loose, quick strokes characteristic of the Impressionist style, emphasizing the fleeting moments of light and color in the natural world. A figure can be indistinctly seen along the path, reinforcing the human element within the bucolic setting. This piece is an exquisite example of Pissarro’s ability to capture the essence of a place while articulating the principles of the Impressionist movement.

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