Eye Candy for Today: early Pissarro river scene

The Marne at Chennevieres, Camille Pissarro
The Marne at Chennevières, Camille Pissarro

On the Google Art Project. High-res downloadable file on Wikimedia Commons. Original is in the National Galleries of Scotland.

Similar to my fondness for Monet’s early work, I just love these early landscape paintings by Camille Pissarro, before he adopted his mature Impressionist style. Colorful and painterly, they still retain academic underpinnings and show the influence of painters like Corot, Jongkind and Daubigny.