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Pissarro, Camille
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(Jul 10, 1830, St. Thomas, Danish West Indies – Nov 13, 1903, Paris), French painter and graphic artist, a key figure of Impressionism and Neo-Impressionism. Born to Jewish parents of French descent, Pissarro grew up on the Danish island of St. Thomas in the Antilles. He received his artistic training in Paris as a private student of painters of the École des Beaux-Arts and at the private Académie Suisse, where he met Claude Monet and Paul Cézanne around 1860. Pissarro’s early landscapes echo the en plein air painting of the Barbizon school, especially those of Jea…

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Kitschen, Friederike, “Pissarro, Camille”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 04 December 2023 <>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013

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