PIETTE, Ludovic
(b. 1826, Niort, Deux-Sèvres, d. 1877, Montfoucault)

The Market outside Pontoise Town Hall

1876
Oil on canvas, 111 x 186 cm
Musée Pissarro, Pontoise

Piette, who was a friend of Pissarro, painted in a manner similar to Pissarro's, but with a more meticulous attention to detail and without Pissarro's structural energy. Pissarro recruited Piette for the third Impressionist exhibition.