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Pissarro family

Christopher Lloyd

in Oxford Art Online


Published online January 2003 | e-ISBN: 9781884446054 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/gao/9781884446054.article.T067923

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French family of artists. The most famous member of the family was (1) Camille Pissarro, who held a key position in the development of French painting during the second half of the 19th century. His influence on a number of painters, chiefly Cézanne, Gauguin, van Gogh and the Neo-Impressionists, was of the greatest consequence. Of his eight children, the eldest, (2) Lucien Pissarro, as well as Georges Manzana Pissarro, Félix (1874–1906), Ludovico Rodolph (1878–1954), Paul-Emile (1884–1972) and his granddaughter, Orovida (1893–1968), were artists.

(b Charlotte Amalie, St Thomas, Danish Virgin Islands, July 10, 1830; d Paris, Nov 13, 1903).

Painter and printmaker. He was the only painter to exhibit in all eight of the Impressionist exhibitions held between 1874 and 1886, and he is often regarded as the ‘father’ of the movement. He was by no means narrow in outlook, however, and throughout his life remained as radical in artistic matters as he was in politics. Thadée Natanson wrote in ...

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