(b. 1839, Aix-en-Provence, d. 1906, Aix-en-Provence)

House of the Hanged Man, Auvers-sur_Oise

Oil on canvas, 56 x 66 cm
Musée d'Orsay, Paris

The first exhibition by the Impressionists on 15 April 1874 met with public ridicule and incomprehension. Visitors came in droves but only to mock. The present work was one of the few paintings which was sold during the exhibition, it was bought by the Count of Doria for 300 francs.