(b. 1863, Paris, d. 1944, London)


French painter, the eldest of the seven children of the Impressionist painter Camille Pissarro and his wife Julie (née Vellay). He studied with his father, and was influenced by Georges Seurat and Paul Signac.

In 1883-84 he stayed with relatives in London. Between 1884 and 1889 he was in Paris and worked for the printer Manzi, turned to woodcuts and wood engravings. In 1886 he joined the Neo-Impressionist movement, he exhibited at the 8th Impressionist exhibition.

In 1890 he moved to England and contacted the Pre-Raphaelite painters. In 1916 he became a British citizen. He was above all a landscape painter. His correspondence with his father is an important document of the Impressionist movement.