Market Scene, Town SquareArtist(s)Camille PissarroObject Creation Datemid 19th centuryMedium & Supportwatercolor and gouache on paperDimensions
17 3/8 x 18 1/2 x 3 in. ( 44.13 x 46.99 x 7.62 cm )Credit LineBequest from the Estate and Trust of Elise Reeder OltonSubject matter
This scene represents a market, probably in one of the small Norman towns that Pissarro either lived in or visited frequently during the 1870s-1890s, such as Pontoise and Gisors.Physical Description
This drawing shows a street scene with a number of people at a market, many of whom are carrying blue or white umbrellas. A lamp post is in the foreground, and line drawings of buildings comprise the background, and birds fly in the sky amid quickly sketched out white-grey clouds. The color palette is comprised of blues, browns, whites, greens and specks of red.Primary Object Classification Painting Primary Object TypecityscapeCollection AreaWesternRights
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