Farm Women Planting
Paysannes à l'herbe

Camille Pissarro, French, 1830 - 1903

Geography:
Made in France, Europe

Date:
1895

Medium:
Color etching and aquatint

Dimensions:
Plate: 12 1/8 x 16 inches (30.7 x 40.6 cm) Sheet: 30 x 20 5/8 inches (76.2 x 52.3 cm)

Curatorial Department:
Prints, Drawings, and Photographs

Object Location:

Currently not on view

Accession Number:
1941-8-107

Credit Line:
Purchased with the John D. McIlhenny Fund, 1941

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Pissarro helped revive a process for making color prints that was originally developed in Paris in the eighteenth century. This classic method consisted of superimposing four separate plates, each inked in a different color (red, blue, yellow, and black). For Farm Women Planting, Pissarro omitted the black plate to obtain the sunny aspect that makes this impression unique.