PISSARRO, Camille
(b. 1830, St Thomas, Virgin Islands, d. 1903, Paris)

Boulevard Montmartre in Paris

1897
Oil on canvas, 74 x 93 cm
The Hermitage, St. Petersburg

The subtitle of this painting is The Boulevard Montmartre in the Afternoon, Sunny Weather. It is a strong hint that Pissarro painted an entire series of Montmartre from one viewpoint in different states, chasing after subtle atmospheric changes.