Camille Pissarro was a Danish-French painter best remembered for being a key figure in the Impressionism and Post-Impressionism movements. His notable paintings include 1873's The Banks of the Oise near Pontoise, 1896's Pont Boieldieu in Rouen, Rainy Weather and 1901's Hay Harvest at Éragny.
He was born to Frederick Pissarro and Rachel Petit Pissarro. In 1871, he got married to Julie Vellay, who was initially worked as a maid for his mother. The marriage produced seven children, including Lucien Pissarro, who grew up to become a renowned painter and printmaker.
Four of his seven children became famous painters.
His 1897 painting Le Boulevard de Montmartre, Matinée de Printemps sold for £19.9 million in 2014.
Don't be afraid in nature: one must be bold, at the risk of having been deceived and making mistakes.Camille Pissarro
I began to understand my sensations, to know what I wanted, at around the age of forty - but only vaguely.Camille Pissarro
I sometimes have a horrible fear of turning up a canvas of mine. I'm always afraid of finding a monster in place of the precious jewels I thought I had put there!Camille Pissarro
was a famous French painter,
who was born on
July 10, 1830. As a person born on this date, Camille Pissarro is listed in our database as the 19th
most popular celebrity for the day (July 10) and the 5th most popular for the year (1830).
People born on July 10
fall under the Zodiac sign of Cancer, the Crab.
Camille Pissarro is the 689th most popular Cancer.
Aside from information specific to Camille Pissarro's birthday, Camille Pissarro is the 148th most famous French.
In general, Camille Pissarro ranks as the 7961st
most popular famous person, and the 58th most popular painter of all time.
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