Along the Oise

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Along the Oise



The Oise is a river in the north of France that streams in the Seine about 30km west of Paris. Stream upwards lies Pontoise and Auvers-sur-Oise, villages that were important meeting points for the Impressionists and Pre-Impressionists. For the general references (=R) see , for the references to internet pages (=iR) see. For the subscriptions of the paintings see .



Pontoise lies around 30km west/north of Paris. In 1866 Pissarro moved to Pontoise. In the summer of 1872 he will paint here with Cézanne. Guillaumin will often visit him. In 1877 he paints here with Cézanne and Gauguin. In 1883 Pissarro will move to Osny (R3,p689).



Auvers-sur-Oise lies 6km north-east of Pontoise. The Pre-Impressionists Daubigny, Courbet and Daumier worked in Auvers-sur-Oise . Cézanne, Renoir and Sisley and later Vincent van Gogh lived here (R3,p645). Norbert Goeneutte, a friend of Renoir, died here in 1894/10/09 (R31,p306).



Osny lies 3km west of Pontoise. In 1883 Pissarro moved here (R3,p689).



additional references:

  1. Circuit découverte. Pdf Pontoise, berceau d’Impressionnisme; =R137
  2. (also about Pontoise and Auvers; =iR20)
  3. (info on painters that worked in the region of Auvers; = iR78)