Jeanne Pissarro, Called Cocotte, Reading (1899). Camille Pissarro (French-Danish, Impressionism, Neo-Impressionism, 1830–1903). Oil on canvas. Collection of Ann and Gordon Getty.
The artist’s daughter wears a long black dress covered by a full-length apron as she sits on a sofa reading her book. It’s a quiet scene that gains visual energy from the contrasting colors and textures of the upholstered furniture, oriental rug and busy wallpaper.