Farm at Montfoucault: Snow Effect

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Montfoucault was one of the farms owned by the Piette family in Mayenne where Pissarro spent long periods between 1874 and 1876. The landscape was different from that at Pontoise, made up of small fields enclosed by hedgerows and the horizons blocked. Pissarro's style became more rustic, with shorter brushstrokes in thicker paint creating a more rugged surface and expressive texture in keeping with the landscape.

Ashmolean Museum, Oxford



Farm at Montfoucault: Snow Effect




oil on canvas


H 54 x W 65 cm

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Presented by the Pissarro Family, 1951

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