THE ACADEMY SUISSE.
At that time, he paints in the surroundings of Paris on the edges of the Seine, Oise and Marne rivers, hiswork being inspired particularly by the style of Corot, whose works he had admired during the World Fair of 1855, and with whom he gets in contact. It is from there that his vocation as a landscapepainter was born. In 1859, he sent his first work to the official Salon and was admitted to expose there.
At this time, his greater experience compared to that of Monet, Renoir and Sisley,confers his paintings a greater maturity. He uses color modulations to suggest space depth while keeping a great rigour in composition. These qualities which one also finds in the works of his pupilCézanne make of Pissarro a painter much more considered today that he was in the past. In Pontoise, he works with Guillaumin, while frequently visiting Doctor Gachet in Auvers- Guillaumin, while frequentlyvisiting Doctor Gachet in Auvers-on-Oise.
An important moment in painting history is the collaboration between Pissarro and Cézanne from spring 1872 until the end of May 1874....