Form a better impression of Norwood through Pissarro

This work by Pissarro - Fox Hill, Upper Norwood, is from the National Gallery collection, part of an extensive range of the artist's work portraying the area as it was in the late 19th Century

This work by Pissarro – Fox Hill, Upper Norwood, is from the National Gallery collection, part of an extensive range of the artist’s work portraying the area as it was in the late 19th Century

“Pissarro in Norwood” is the next history talk to be given by the Norwood Society’s regular meetings, next Thursday, May 21.

In the 1870s and 1880s the Danish-French impressionist artist Camille Pissarro lived in Norwood. The local scenes he painted are explored in the context of his life in a talk by local historian Richard Lines.

The talk begins at 7.30pm and is free to enter at Upper Norwood Library, 39-41 Westow Hill, Upper Norwood, SE19 1TJ. Donations to help cover costs are very welcome.

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