Pissarro, Camille

(1830–1903)
   French painter. Pissarro came from a French Sephardi family that had settled in the Virgin Islands in the Caribbean. He spent his adult life in and near Paris, and became known chiefly as a painter of lyrical landscapes, based on close observation of nature. He was a founder and leading figure in the Impressionist school, and exhibited in all its group shows. He was influenced by Seurat’s pointillism, that achieved a brilliant surface by dots of primary colour.
   All Pissarro’s five sons became artists. One of them, Lucien (1863–1944), settled in England and was well known as a book designer and illustrator.

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