Woman Bathing Her Feet in a Brook  1895

by Camille Pissarro

Camille Pissarro referred to this painting in a letter of November 1894, when he wrote to his son Lucien that he wanted to send him a picture of “a little peasant girl dipping her feet in the water.” At the time, he considered the work almost finished but still lacking “that little something,” exclaiming optimistically, “I think I will get it, I feel it!” His continued rum...
73 × 92 cm (28 1/2 × 36 in.)
Oil on canvas
Courtesy of the Art Institute of Chicago