French (Danish Virgin Islands-born) Impressionist painter.
1830 – Born on the 10th of July in Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas.
1842 – Pissarro lived in St. Thomas when he went to a boarding school in Paris.
– Returned to St. Thomas where he drew in his free time. Pissarro was attracted to political Anarchy, an attraction that may have originated during his years in St. Thomas.
1852 – Traveled to Venezuela with the Danish artist Fritz Melbye.
1855 – Studied at various academic institutions (including the Ecole des Beaux-Arts and Académie Suisse) and under a succession of masters, such as Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot, Gustave Courbet, and Charles-François Daubigny.
1864-1865 – Listed himself as Corot’s pupil in the catalogues.
1870-1871 – Lived at Westow Hill, Upper Norwood and the premises, a former Nat West Bank, have a blue plaque.
1885-1890 – Experimented with Neo-Impressionist ideas.
– Discontented with what he referred to as "romantic Impressionism", he investigated Pointillism which he called "scientific Impressionism" before returning to a purer Impressionism in the last decade of his life.
1878 – Pisarro’s Pallette with a Landscape.
1893 – Paris Gallery Durand-Ruel organized a major exhibition of 46 of Pissarro’s works along with 55 others by Antonio de La Gandara.
1903 – Pissarro died in Éragny-sur-Epte on 13th of November and was buried in Père Lachaise Cemetery in Paris.
2005 – Camille Pissarro sold few of his paintings, however, some of his works were selling for over U.S. $4 million.