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Red-roofs-or-the-orchard-painting, les toits rouges, coin de village, effet d'hiver [red roofs, corner of a village, winter] the title, red roofs, corner of a village, winter, makes clear the theoretical dimension of this work by camille pissarro.in this painting he in fact moves away from an anecdotal idea of landscape.. The title, red roofs, corner of a village, winter, makes clear the theoretical dimension of this work by camille pissarro.in this painting he in fact moves away from an anecdotal idea of landscape.the planes are in parallel succession on the surface of the canvas., red roofs depicts a group of houses and farm buildings on a hillside known as la cote des boeufs, near pontoise.the subject of houses seen through trees was used by pissarro from 1868 onwards. the clean construction of the houses is broken up by bare branches forming a kind of diaphanous tracery..

1877 (220 kb); oil on canvas, 54.5 x 65.6 cm (21 1/2 x 25 3/4"); musee d'orsay, paris. this painting is certainly one of pissarro's masterpieces and an illustration of some of the essential aims of impressionism.it gives a dual sensation--of truth to a particular region and aspect of nature so exactly realized that the spectator seems transported to the scene; and of color that, while creating ..., the title, red roofs, corner of a village, winter, makes clear the theoretical dimension of this work by camille pissarro. in this painting he in fact move...