Young Woman and Child at the Well

By Camille Pissarro SKU:45856

Pissarro, Camille - Young Woman and Child at the Well, painted in 1880, is a truly special artwork. This painting captures a tender moment between a young woman and a child at a well. Pissarro's skillful brushwork and use of light create a sense of warmth and intimacy. What makes this painting exceptional is its ability to convey the universal themes of maternal love and the passing of traditions. "Young Woman and Child at the Well" exemplifies Pissarro's ability to evoke emotion and celebrate the beauty of everyday life. It stands as a testament to his artistic talent and his profound understanding of human connection.

49 cm

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Title: Camille Pissarro’s “”Young Woman and Child at the Well””: A Serene Portrait of Maternal Bonding

Year Painted: 1880

Camille Pissarro’s “”Young Woman and Child at the Well,”” painted in 1880, holds a significant place in the realm of art history. Pissarro, a renowned French Impressionist artist, had a remarkable ability to capture the essence of everyday life, and this painting exemplifies his talent.

The artwork portrays a serene and tender moment between a young woman and a child at a well. Pissarro’s masterful brushwork and skillful use of light and color create an atmosphere of warmth and tranquility. The gentle curves and flowing lines accentuate the bond between the figures, conveying the depth of maternal love and care.

The year 1880 marked a pivotal moment in Pissarro’s artistic journey. It was during this period that he embraced the principles of the Impressionist movement and sought to break free from traditional artistic conventions. “”Young Woman and Child at the Well”” reflects his innovative approach to capturing the fleeting effects of light, the interplay of colors, and the subtleties of human emotions.

What makes this painting particularly special is its ability to evoke universal themes and emotions. The scene encapsulates the timeless bond between a mother and child, transcending time and culture. Pissarro’s portrayal celebrates the nurturing qualities of motherhood and the passing down of traditions from one generation to the next.

“”Young Woman and Child at the Well”” showcases Pissarro’s keen observation and sensitivity to human connections. His attention to detail, from the soft expressions on the faces to the play of light on the figures and surroundings, creates a sense of depth and realism. Through this painting, Pissarro invites viewers to reflect on the beauty and significance of these intimate moments in our lives.

Furthermore, the artwork demonstrates Pissarro’s ability to capture the harmony between humanity and nature. The well, with its symbolic connotations of life and sustenance, serves as a backdrop for the tender scene. Pissarro’s portrayal merges the tranquility of the natural world with the timeless bond between mother and child.

In conclusion, Camille Pissarro’s “”Young Woman and Child at the Well”” is a captivating painting from 1880. Its depiction of maternal love, the skillful brushwork, and the seamless integration of humanity and nature make it a truly special artwork. Through this masterpiece, Pissarro invites us to reflect on the universal experiences of love, care, and intergenerational connections. The painting stands as a testament to Pissarro’s artistic brilliance and his ability to capture the beauty and depth of the human experience.

Original size:
66.4 x 81.5 cm (width x height)
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Minimal order width:
40 cm
Maximum order width:
122 cm

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