Pissarro, Félix

PAINTER, ETCHER (FRANCE)
BORN 1874, Pontoise - DIED 1897, London: Kew
GRAVE LOCATION Richmond, Greater London: Richmond Cemetery, Grove Road (Section F, grave 1176)

Third son of the painter Camille Pissarro. His family called him Titi and his father regarded him as the most talented of his five sons. Two of his landscapes that he painted at Richmond are now in the Ashmolean Musum in Oxford. For his work he used the pseudonym Jean Roch.

He died of tuberculosis in a sanatorium in Kew, aged only 23. His gravestone at Richmond Cemetery was restored in 2001. In the collection of the Tate Gallery in London is a portrait from 1881 of Félix by his father.

Family
• Father: Pissarro, Camille

Sources
People of historical note buried in the borough M to Z - London Borough of Richmond upon Thames

Images

The grave of Félix Pissarro at Richmond Cemetery, London.
Picture by Androom (27 Jun 2009)

 


Pisuisse, Jean Louis

Published: 25 Jul 2010
Last update: 26 Jul 2010