The Cours la Reine at Rouen Morning, Sunlight (1898) by Camille Pissarro

The Cours la Reine at Rouen Morning, Sunlight - Camille Pissarro - 1898

Artwork Information

TitleThe Cours la Reine at Rouen Morning, Sunlight
ArtistCamille Pissarro
Dimensions65 x 81 cm
Art MovementImpressionism
Current LocationPrivate Collection

About The Cours la Reine at Rouen Morning, Sunlight

The artwork titled “The Cours la Reine at Rouen Morning, Sunlight” is a creation by the esteemed artist Camille Pissarro, completed in the year 1898. This exemplary piece exemplifies the Impressionist movement and employs oil paint on a canvas surface. With dimensions measuring 65 by 81 centimeters, the cityscape genre is vividly portrayed in this magnificent representation. The painting is currently held in a private collection.

In the artwork by Pissarro, viewers are presented with a serene cityscape set along the picturesque promenade of the Cours la Reine in Rouen. The canvas captures an ethereal morning light cascading upon dappled greenery and robust trees lining a tranquil riverside. The light filters through the foliage, creating patterns of sunlight and shadow upon the grassy riverbank. In the distance, soft impressions of buildings and additional vegetation can be discerned across the river, shrouded in the delicate mist of early daylight. A figure sits at ease beneath the canopy of trees, perhaps appreciating the quietude of the morning. Pissarro’s masterful use of light and color articulates the transient nature of sunlight and the dynamic shades it casts upon the landscape, thus delivering a sensory impression of a fleeting moment in time.

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