Camille Pissarro's 1867 still life, with its solemnity and spontaneity, is one of the most useful and fascinating compositions in the collection of the Toledo Museum of Art.
"Still lifes: Pissarro, Cezanne, Mans and friends
"is a focal exhibition consisting of one gallery that puts this masterpiece in context. The exhibition will feature still lifes of six French artists created in one decade - the 1860s. Magnificent examples of Eduard Manet, who is considered the" father of modern painting ", are included , and Paul Cezanne, who is considered the forerunner of cubism, the main artistic movement of the early 20th century, the exposition is complemented by magnificent paintings by Claude Monet, Henri Fantin-Latour and Gustave Courbet.