View of the Rooftops (Snow Effect) by Caillebotte

Illustration

Mark Cartwright
by Musée d'Orsay
published on 12 May 2022

An 1878 oil on canvas, View of the Rooftops (Snow Effect) or Rooftops under Snow, by Gustave Caillebotte (1848-96) the French impressionist painter. The artist's favourite tones of blues and greys are well-suited here to the cold winter scene. Nowadays, we are very familiar with the almost clichéd rooftops of Paris but when this painting was made it was an innovative choice of subject. (Musée d'Orsay, Paris)

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d'Orsay, M. (2022, May 12). View of the Rooftops (Snow Effect) by Caillebotte. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/15857/view-of-the-rooftops-snow-effect-by-caillebotte/

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d'Orsay, Musée. "View of the Rooftops (Snow Effect) by Caillebotte." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 12 May 2022. Web. 25 May 2022.

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