Marie Victoire Lemoine (French, 1754–1820). The Interior of an Atelier of a Woman Painter, 1796. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Gift of Mrs. Thorneycroft Ryle, 1957 (57.103) | The most important exhibitions in eighteenth-century Paris were the Salons, in general held every other year, and open only to artists associated with the Académie Royale de Peinture et de Sculpture. #paris
Camille Pissarro (French, 1830–1903). Poplars, Éragny, 1895. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Bequest of Miss Adelaide Milton de Groot (1876–1967), 1967 (67.187.93) | This canvas of summer 1895 shows a corner of Pissarro's garden at Éragny, a small village in northern France where he lived from 1884 until his death.