Stories in the Afternoon


The Poultry Market at Pontoise, 1882
Camille Pissarro
French, 1830-1903
Oil on canvas
31-7/8 x 25-5/8 in. (81 x 65.1 cm)
Norton Simon Art Foundation


Date: Sunday, June 30, 2013
Time: 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Teacher: Staff Educator
Type: Stories in the Afternoon

Camille Pissarro is considered one of the founding fathers of Impressionism. Although he was not well received early in his career, people soon came to appreciate the beauty and importance of Pissarro’s paintings. Discover how Pissarro used small, quick brushstrokes to make his pictures, and make an Impressionist drawing of your own.  

Meets in Entrance Gallery | Free with admission. This activity is designed for families with children ages 4-8. | No reservations needed