Thursday, June 13, 2013

Camille Pissarro's (1830-1903) Daughters Jeanne



Jacob Abraham Camille Pissarro was born at St. Thomas, Virgin Islands, to Abraham Gabriel Pissarro & his wife Rachel. Pissarro lived in St. Thomas until age 12, when he went to a boarding school in Paris. After several years, he returned to St. Thomas, where he drew in his free time. At age 25, Pissarro left for Paris.

Pissarro married Julie Vellay & of their 8 children, 1 died at birth & 1 daughter died aged 9. The surviving children all painted. He was survived by sons Lucien, Georges, Félix, Ludovic-Rodolphe, Paul Emile, and daughter Jeanne. Pissarro produced several touching portraits of his daughters named Jeanne.

Camille Pissarro (1830-1903) Jeanne-Rachel (aka Minette) who died in 1874 from TB, aged 9.

Camille Pissarro (1830-1903) Jeanne-Rachel (aka Minette) who died in 1874 from TB, aged 9.  1873

Camille Pissarro (1830-1903) Jeanne-Rachel (aka Minette) who died in 1874 from TB, aged 9.  1873

Camille Pissarro (1830-1903). Portrait of Jeanne (aka Cocotte)

Camille Pissarro (1830-1903) Jeanne (aka Cocotte) Pissarro

Camille Pissarro (1830-1903). Portrait of Jeanne (aka Cocotte) 1898

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