The Versailles Road at Louveciennes (1869) by Camille Pissarro

The Versailles Road at Louveciennes - Camille Pissarro - 1869

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TitleThe Versailles Road at Louveciennes
ArtistCamille Pissarro
Dimensions46.3 x 38.4 cm
Art MovementRealism
Current LocationWalters Art Museum, Baltimore, MD, US

About The Versailles Road at Louveciennes

The artwork titled “The Versailles Road at Louveciennes” was created by the artist Camille Pissarro in the year 1869. This piece was executed using oil on canvas and is notably a product of the Realism movement. The painting measures 46.3 by 38.4 centimeters and falls into the genre of landscape. Currently, it resides within the collection of the Walters Art Museum located in Baltimore, Maryland, United States.

This particular artwork manifests a tranquil depiction of a wintery rural road, set in Louveciennes. Dominated by a soft, muted color palette, the composition captures a quiet and perhaps chilly moment along the Versailles road. The painting exhibits a skillful depiction of light and atmosphere characteristic of Pissarro, with the snow-covered ground reflecting a gentle luminosity that contrasts the bare trees and the subtle architectural forms of the houses flanking the roadside. Sparse figures populate the scene, suggesting everyday rural life and movement. They are painted with elegant brevity, inviting the viewer to reflect on the simplicity and beauty of the mundane. The naturalistic portrayal of this serene locale is representative of the Realist endeavor to capture the truth of the subjects they depicted, steering away from romanticized or idealized visual narratives.

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