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Subjects : Landscape
Keywords : 19th century, Impressionism, hill, house, roof, tree, village, winter
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Les toits rouges, coin de village, effet d'hiver

Les Toits rouges (Red Roofs, Village Corner, Winter Effect, full museum title) is one of the best-known paintings by the French Impressionist painter Camille Pissarro. It is painted in oil on canvas and measures 53 × 64 cm. It was painted in 1877. It was in the Musée du Jeu de Paume and is currently in the Musée d'Orsay in Paris. The Red Roofs (A Village in Winter) is a landscape painting. It focuses on the red roofs of a village in winter, near Pontoise. Above, we can see a hill and, at the very top, a fringe of blue sky. In the foreground are fruit trees. The work was produced at a time in his career when Pissarro was looking for a diaphanous atmosphere. We can also see the influence of Paul Cézanne in the construction of the landscape. It is an example of Pissarro's favourite motifs: rural, simple and natural. The colours clash with a certain violence, especially the complementary ones. Pissarro uses small, rapid brushstrokes that unify the whole [...]


This artwork is a painting from the modern period. It belongs to the impressionism style.


« Les toits rouges, coin de village, effet d'hiver » is kept at Musée d'Orsay, Paris, France.


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