Hay Harvest at Éragny / Fenaison à Éragny (1901) by Camille Pissarro National Gallery of Canada
|Area1||8.53 km2 (3.29 sq mi)|
|• Density||65/km2 (170/sq mi)|
|INSEE/Postal code||60211 / 60590|
|Elevation||51–124 m (167–407 ft)
(avg. 71 m or 233 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km² (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.2 Population without double counting: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once.
In 1884, the artist Camille Pissarro and his family moved from his home near Pontoise to Éragny on the River Epte. This was to be his principal place of residence until his death in 1903 and an ideal setting for his paintings of rural labour and the harvest.
The Church at Eragny, Camille Pissarro, 1884. The Walters Art Museum.
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