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Children Talking (Enfants Causant)

Accession Number
1963/2.20

Title
Children Talking (Enfants Causant)

Artist(s)
Camille Pissarro

Object Creation Date
1889

Medium & Support
graphite on white paper

Dimensions
3 5/8 in. x 6 in. ( 9.2 cm x 15.2 cm )

Credit Line
Museum Purchase

Subject matter
A rough sketch of figures facing each other sitting and one standing with no real sense of place in background and foreground. This drawing in mirror image is also done in etchings by Pissarro.

Physical Description
Two children sit on the right side of the image and a third stands with hands under her apron. It is a very rough sketch with shading around the figures and very little discernable of faces.

Primary Object Classification
Drawing

Primary Object Type
preparatory drawing

Collection Area
Western

Rights
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Keywords
aprons (protective wear)
bushes
children (people by age group)
sitting
standing

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All Rights Reserved

On display