About this artwork

In France Pissarro had known the artist Georges Seurat whose technique, known as pointillism, influenced the style of Pissarro's own painting. This landscape shows Pissarro’s accomplished use of the technique to capture the reflection of the bare trees and cottage in the river.

Updated before 2020

  • artist:
  • title:
    The Mill House, Blackpool, Devon
  • date created:
  • materials:
    Oil on canvas
  • measurements:
    36.30 x 31.00 cm; Framed: 51.00 x 46.20 x 8.10 cm
  • object type:
  • credit line:
    Bequeathed by Dr R.A. Lillie 1977
  • accession number:
    GMA 1954
  • gallery:
  • glossary:
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