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Camille Pissarro

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Camille Pissarro Biography

Camille Pissarro, French Impressionist artist, was born in St. Thomas, in the West Indies in 1830 into the family of a merchant. His father was of French-Jewish origin, his mother was a Creole. First Camille started his career as a businessman, like his father, but his obsession with painting changed the direction of his life. In 1852 he got acquainted with the Danish painter F. Melbye and spent about two years with him in Caracas.

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Camille Pissarro Bibliography

Pissaro’s Landscapes in the Hermitage. by I. Yudenich. Leningrad. 1963.

Camille Pissarro. Correspondence. Memoirs of Contemporaries. K. Bogemskaya, editor.. Moscow. 1974.

French Paintings from the Hermitage, Leningrad. Aurora. Leningrad. 1975.

Painting of Europe. XIII-XX centuries. Encyclopedic Dictionary. Moscow. Iskusstvo. 1999.

Camille Pissarro: by Camille Pissarro, Christoph Becker (Editor), Wolf Eiermann, Barbara Stern Shapiro. Hatje Cantz Publishers, 2000.

Pissarro and Pontoise: The Painter in a Landscape by Richard R. Brettell. Yale Univ Pr, 1990.

Camille Pissarro: Impressionism, Landscape and Rural Labour by Richard Thomson. New Amsterdam Books, 2000.

Pissarro, Neo-Impressionism, and the Spaces of the Avant-Garde by Martha Ward. University Of Chicago Press, 1996.

The Impressionist and the City: Pissarro`s Series by Richard Brettell, Joachim Pissarro. Yale University Press, 1992.

Pissarro in West London by Nicholas Reed. Lilburne Press, 1999.