Young Peasant Having Her Coffee

A work made of oil on canvas.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of oil on canvas.

Date:

1881

Artist:

Camille Pissarro
French, 1830-1903

About this artwork

In the 1880s, at a time when many of the original Impressionist painters had begun to pursue independent styles, Camille Pissarro actively worked to keep the group together. He persuaded Gustave Caillebotte and Claude Monet to take part in the seventh Impressionist exhibition, in 1882, and also displayed a number of his own paintings of peasant girls. Here the small brushstrokes, applied one next to the other and sometimes overlaid with dabs of thicker paint, result in an irregularly built-up surface, serving to integrate figure and setting and evoke the textures of the young woman’s wool clothing.

On View

European Painting and Sculpture, Gallery 248

Artist

Camille Pissarro

Title

Young Peasant Having Her Coffee

Origin

France

Date

1881

Medium

Oil on canvas

Inscriptions

Inscribed upper right: C. Pissarro / 1881

Dimensions

65.3 × 54.8 cm (25 11/16 × 21 9/16 in.)

Credit Line

Potter Palmer Collection

Reference Number

1922.433

Extended information about this artwork

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