Boulevard Montmartre Night Effect by Pissarro

Illustration

Mark Cartwright
by National Gallery, London
published on 06 April 2022

An 1897 oil on canvas, Boulevard Montmartre Night Effect, by Camille Pissarro (1830-1903), the Danish-French impressionist painter. Pissarro very rarely painted night scenes, but here he captures Émile Zola's famous description of Paris by night as "an orgy of gold and women". The yellow lights are made even more impressionistic by having the streets wet with rain. (National Gallery, London)

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