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'Ghâtaignier' Apples and Glazed Earthenware on a Table  1872

by Camille Pissarro

Unlike Monet, Renoir, Cézanne, and other artists in his circle, Pissarro painted few still lifes, most late in his career. This work of 1872 is, therefore, exceptional for its subject, as well as for its clearly expressed forms and subtle manipulation of light. There is only one other comparable painting by the artist, Apples and Pears in a Round Basket of the same year (p...
Courtesy of The Metropolitan Museum of Art