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B Read about the painter and the painting. Check your guesses from ex. 3.a.
3c Fill in the missing phrases from the list (A - E) to the gaps in the text. There’s one extra phrase that you don’t need to use.
A but which are so silvery, lively and bright
B such as Cézanne
Cbought a collection of modern art
D took part in all eight of the Impressionist exhibitions
Eis going on in the street
Camille Pissarro (1830-1903) was the only painter who 1)_______________which were held in Paris. Pissarro moved there in 1855 and Paris was the place where he started to develop as a painter. He met other painters like Monet, whose work influenced him and he began his move towards Impressionism. Pissarro later influenced other painters that were younger than him 2)__________. Another painter he encouraged was the young Van Gogh.
In 1893, he began experimenting with urban views of Paris which were painted from the windows of hotels or apartments. In a letter he wrote to his son, Lucien, in 1897, he said, ‘I am delighted to be able to paint these Paris streets that people find ugly 3)_______________.’
Rue Saint-Honoré. Effect of Rain is a painting which explores the effect of rain in the early afternoon. The small figures and carriages capture the movement and activity that 4)_____________. The colours Pissarro uses are not bright but he brilliantly produces the visual effect that comes from the wet streets.