Pissarro, "Le Verger (The Orchard)"

Now known as Orchard in Bloom, Louveciennes
1872
Oil on canvas
17 3/4 x 21 5/8 in. (45.1 x 54.9 cm)
National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC

"He has a deplorable predilection for market-gardens (Le verger) and does not hesitate to paint cabbage or any other domestic vegetable. But these errors of logic or vulgarities of taste do not alter his beautiful qualities of execution."
[Jules-Antoine] Castagnary, Le Siecle, 29 April 1874