Place du Carrousel, Paris  1900

by Camille Pissarro

Better known for rural subjects, Pissarro came to paint urban scenes only late in his career after eye problems prevented him from working outdoors. He rented rooms that afforded him views into the streets of Rouen, Paris, and other cities. Probably influenced by Monet’s series paintings, he set up a number of easels to work simultaneously on different canvases as light an...
54.9 x 65.4 cm
Oil on canvas
Courtesy of the National Gallery of Art, Washington