The Hermitage at Pontoise (detail)

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The Hermitage at Pontoise (detail)

Material Information

Title:
The Hermitage at Pontoise (detail)
Creator:
Pissarro, Camille, 1830-1903 ( Artist : painter )
Oskar-Reinhardt Sammlung. ID=SWO
Language:
English

Subjects

Subjects / Keywords:
Winterthur, Switzerland
Puiseux-Pontoise, France
Style: French Pointillist/Impressionist
School: Pointillist/Impressionist
Movement: Pointillism/Impressionism
French
Painting;
Genre:
Painting.
picture ( marcgt )
Painting

Notes

Summary:
`Do not define too closely the outlines of things; it is the brushstroke of the right value and color which should produce the drawing'. A look at this painting shows how Pissarro made this his own practice. `Don't work bit by bit but paint everything at once by placing tones everywhere with brushstrokes of the right color and value...' This has an important bearing on the color harmony so splendidly carried out here. Color is not localized but is picked up like a melody in various parts of the canvas--the blue of the sky in the blue of doors and shadows, the red of the roofs in field and foreground earth--so that all comes into happy relation.
General Note:
Design Date: 1874 (signed & dated)
General Note:
Inventory: 99

Record Information

Source Institution:
University of South Florida Library
Holding Location:
University of South Florida
Rights Management:
All applicable rights reserved by the source institution and holding location.
Resource Identifier:
A01-PFF0399 ( USFLDC DOI )
a1.pff0399 ( USFLDC Handle )

Postcard Information

Format:
Photograph

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The Hermitage at Pontoise (detail).
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Design Date: 1874 (signed & dated)
Inventory: 99
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`Do not define too closely the outlines of things; it is the brushstroke of the right value and color which should produce the drawing'. A look at this painting shows how Pissarro made this his own practice. `Don't work bit by bit but paint everything at once by placing tones everywhere with brushstrokes of the right color and value...' This has an important bearing on the color harmony so splendidly carried out here. Color is not localized but is picked up like a melody in various parts of the canvas--the blue of the sky in the blue of doors and shadows, the red of the roofs in field and foreground earth--so that all comes into happy relation.
4 651
Winterthur, Switzerland.
Puiseux-Pontoise, France.
653
Style: French Pointillist/Impressionist.
School: Pointillist/Impressionist.
Movement: Pointillism/Impressionism.
French.
Painting;
655
Painting.
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t Art and Art History Collection (Saskia)
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Closeup-peasant woman, houses, foliage.


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