Delia E. Holden and L. E. Holden Funds 1976.20
Catalogue raisonné: Delteil 5
Impression: proof impression
Camille Pissarro favored rural life and lived in the small village of La Roche-Guyon during the 1860s, when this print was made.
A very early etching by the Impressionist artist Camille Pissarro, this view of the massive rocks at La Roche-Guyon reveals the artist’s painterly attitude toward printmaking. Using only the etched line and a layer of ink left on his printing plate's surface, Pissarro created a dramatic landscape filled with brilliant sunlight and soft shadows.
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