Camille Pissarro (1830 -1903)was a Danish-French Impressionist painter and print maker. Pissarro was a leading figure in the history of Impressionism. His wisdom, kindness and artistic insights shaped the development of the early 20th-century avant-garde. Pissarro mentored Paul Cézanne, Paul Gauguin, Georges Seurat and was among the first supporters of Van Gogh. Cézanne said "he was a father for me. A man to consult and a little like the good Lord." Art historian John Rewald called Pissarro the "dean of the Impressionist painters ".
"Everything isbeautiful, all that matters is to be able to interpret. "- Camille Pissarro