On the Pont de l’Europe  1877

by Gustave Caillebotte

Like Degas, he limited himself to strictly subdued visual means, and On the Pont de l’Europe is virtually monochromatic, the pervasive blue tones corresponding in visual terms to the chilling cold in which the figures stand. The man on the left with his collar turned up and the principal figure, their backs turned toward each other, are dressed in identical fashion. [url=h...
105.7 x 130.8 cm
Oil on canvas
This photographic reproduction is in the public domain (Wikimedia Commons)