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Lordship Lane station, Dulwich

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spacer The Painting

An Introduction to the painting.
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spacer Colour and Brushwork

"The picture is quite subdued in colour; the effect of an overcast day is evoked by varied greens and soft red-browns."
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spacer Influence of Corot

Suppleness, candour and richness, the direct influence of Corot.
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spacer Pissarro's Pictures of London 1870 - 71

Pissarro painted thirteen oil paintings during his seven or eight months in London.
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spacer The First Impressionist Show

"One would have to coin the word Impressionists"
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spacer Gombrich on Impressionism

"It took some time before the public learned that to appreciate an Impressionist painting..."
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spacer The Importance of Pissarro

According to Cézanne Pissarro was "something like God himself"
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spacer Émile Zola on Pissarro

The French novelist, Émile Zola was an early champion of the Impressionists...
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spacer Pissarro's Idea of Unity

"Pissarro's subjects are always essentially social: man-made or man-moulded landscapes; agriculture, towns and villages, cities, roads."
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spacer Impressionism

The first important movement of modern art.
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spacer Louis Leroy on "Gelée Blanche", 1874

"It has neither head nor tail, top nor bottom, front nor back"
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spacer Railways and Impressionists

"Railways and trains were of great interest to the Impressionists. They were modern, they were steamy, they receded and advanced..."
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