Hoar Frost by Pissarro

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Mark Cartwright
by Musée d'Orsay
published on 08 April 2022

An 1873 oil on canvas landscape, Hoar Frost, by Camille Pissarro (1830-1903), the Danish-French impressionist painter. This was selected by the artist for display in the First Impressionist Exhibition in Paris in 1874. It was savaged by the critics for its colouring, the shadows of trees which are out of the frame, and its perceived lack of finish. Pissarro paid the price for his innovation in landscape painting: having no progression of dark foreground to a lighter sky, having no particular frame like trees on the far left and right, and not giving any sense of distance but making the scene flat. (Musée d'Orsay, Paris)

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