Côte des Grouettes, near Pontoise, probably 1878
Camille Pissarro (French, 1830–1903)
Oil on canvas; 29 1/8 x 23 5/8 in. (74 x 60 cm)
Gift of Janice H. Levin, 1991 (1991.277.2)
Pissarro worked at Pontoise and its surroundings from 1866 through 1883. Almost all his views of that region, northwest of Paris, are animated by the peasants who worked the land or lived in the village. This canvas was probably painted in May or June 1878.