The Pigeon Coop
Ernest Lawson
The Pigeon Coop
Ernest Lawson (Canadian-American, Impressionism, The Eight, 1873-1939): The Pigeon Coop, 1916. Oil on canvas. Private Collection. © This artwork may be protected by copyright. It is posted on the site in accordance with fair use principles.



"Though Lawson mostly painted landscapes, he also did some realistic urban scenes which were shown at the 1908 exihibition of The Eight. His painting style is heavily influenced by Impressionism, especially the style of John Henry Twachtman, Alfred Sisley, and J. Alden Weir. Though considered an Impressionist, Lawson's work stylistically falls between Impressionism and realism."

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'The Ashcan school is sometimes linked to the group known as "The Eight," though in fact only five members of that group (Henri, Sloan, Glackens, Luks, and Shinn) were Ashcan artists. The other three -- Arthur B. Davies, Ernest Lawson, and Maurice Prendergast -- painted in a very different style ...'

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