OIL ON CANVAS, SIGNED
FRANCE, C. 1925
23 x 18 INCHES
Ludovic Rodolphe Pissarro
Ludovic Rodolphe Pissarro, known as Ludovic-Rodo, was born in 1878 in Paris; he was the fourth son of Camille Pissarro.
Ludovic-Rodo studied with his father, one of the masters of the Impressionists. In 1898 he settled in Montmartre with his brother Georges. In 1914, until 1919 he lived in London. When he returned to Paris he organized, with his brothers Manzana, and Lucien, Le Groupe Monarro, the name was a contraction of Monet and Pissarro. They exhibited works by young artists inspired by the Impressionists.
Ludovic-Rodo was obviously influenced by the Impressionists and himself Postimpressionists, he painted many portraits, theater scenes, still lifes, and scenic works. He was also an engraver and worked in pastel.
He author the catalogue raisonné of his father, this was a twenty-year projects.
Ludovic-Rodo exhibited regularly at the Salon des Indédendants, and had many solo exhibitions in Parisian galleries.