Person Male Born 10/7/1830 Died 13/11/1903
French Impressionist painter. Born in the Danish West Indes (now the Virgin Islands) to a French father, a merchant, and Creole mother. With Danish nationality he avoided the Prussian invasion of France by moving with his family to London in 1870. Stayed with a relative in Westwood Hill, Upper Norwood (now known as Crystal Palace) for several years. Father of Lucien. Died Paris.
More information on Pissarro's visits to London can be found on Raphael Samuel's History Centre.