The Market at Landenneau (1870; France) by Eugene Boudin

The Market at Landenneau - Eugene Boudin - 1870; France

Artwork Information

TitleThe Market at Landenneau
ArtistEugene Boudin
Date1870; France
Art MovementImpressionism
Current LocationPrivate Collection

About The Market at Landenneau

The artwork titled “The Market at Landenneau” is an oil painting by the French artist Eugene Boudin, created in the year 1870. This piece is an exemplar of the Impressionist movement, known for its depiction of modern life, and is considered a genre painting, capturing scenes of everyday activities. Currently, the artwork is held in a private collection.

In “The Market at Landenneau,” one observes a bustling market scene set against a backdrop of rustic buildings under a dynamic, partly clouded sky, which is a characteristic trait of Boudin’s fascination with atmospheric conditions. The artwork bursts with life through the portrayal of numerous figures, most likely townsfolk, engaged in the activities of the market. The individuals are adorned predominantly in traditional white headwear, and their postures and interactions suggest a vivid snapshot of daily life in the period. The brushwork is loose and expressive, allowing for an engaging play of light and color that captures the essence of the moment rather than its minute details. The earthy tones of the structures and ground contrast with the splashes of color found in the garments of the market-goers, evoking the vibrancy of the market atmosphere.

Other Artwork from Eugene Boudin

More Impressionism Artwork

Scroll to Top