Pissarro believed that 'Everything is suitable for drawing, everything!' He was true to his word when he painted this factory. Pissarro didn't care much for industrialisation. He did not see the future of mankind in factories, but rather on the countryside. He mainly painted landscapes, sometimes in situ, as is the case here.
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|Title||L'Oise à Pontoise au temps gris|
|Material and technique||Oil on canvas|
Painting > Painting > Two-dimensional object > Art object
|Location||This object is travelling|
Width 64 cm
Height 53.5 cm
|Accession number||St 91|
|Credits||Bruikleen / Loan: Stichting Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, Schenking / Donation: Mevr. E.Y. van Beek-van Hoorn Janssen 1951|
|Age artist||About 46 years old|
|Geographical origin||France > Western Europe > Europe|
All about the artist
Charlotte Amalie 1830 - Parijs 1903
Camille Pissarro was born on the island of Saint Thomas, one of today's Virgin Islands. In 1854 Pissarro settled in Paris. He worked in a number of studios and...Bekijk het volledige profiel