Impressionism

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    Impressionism

    Impressionist Art
  • Birth of Impressionism

    Birth of Impressionism
    Claude Monet, Edgar Degas, and Camille Pissarro were the founding artists of the Impressionist movement. Their work was labeled unfinished with a sketchlike appearance by the critics, the progressive critics praised their work for its depiction of modern life.
  • Claude Monet

    Claude Monet
    Monet was a key figure in the Impressionist movement, his style transformed French painting in the second half of the nineteenth century. He primarily painted landscapes and leisure activities of Paris and the Normandy coast.
  • Edgar Degas

    Edgar Degas
    Degas joined forces with a group of young artists due to his frustrations with the Salon. The group of artists were intent upon organizing an independent exhibiting society. Their were labeled the Impressionist Exhibitions, in 1874. Degas took a leading role in organizing the exhibitions, and showed his work in among the other Impressionist Painters.
  • The Dance Class II

    The Dance Class II
    Edgar Degas
    The Dance Class II 1874
  • Pierre-Auguste Renoir

    Pierre-Auguste Renoir
    A Girl with a Watering Can 1874
  • Edouard Manet

    Edouard Manet
    Monet Painting in his Studio Boak
  • Madame Monet and Child

    Madame Monet and Child
    Claude Monet
    Madame Monet and Child 1875
  • Camille Pissarro

    Camille Pissarro
    The Little Bridge 1875
    Considered a radicals by the Salon, early Impressionists violated all of the rules set for academic painting.
  • Berthe Morisot

    Berthe Morisot
    Eugene Manet on the on the Isle of Wight
  • Pierre-Auguste Renoir

    Pierre-Auguste Renoir
    Le Moulin de la Galette 1876
    The popular Parisian dance hall.
  • Edgar Degas

    Edgar Degas
    After Adolph of Menzels Ballsouper 1879
  • Berthe Morisot

    Berthe Morisot
    Summer's Day 1879
  • Berthe Morisot

    Berthe Morisot
    Woman at her Toillette
  • Pierre-Auguste Renoir

    Pierre-Auguste Renoir
    Luncheon of the Boating Party 1880-1881
  • Mary Cassatt

    Mary Cassatt
    The Cup of Tea 1880-81
  • Edouard Manet

    Edouard Manet
    A Bar at the Foilies - Bergere 1882
  • Henri De Toulouse - Lautrec

    Henri De Toulouse - Lautrec
    Ballet Dancers 1885-86 Henri De Toulouse - Lautrec admired Edgar Degas for his capability to capture modern life. Obsessed with the nightlife of Paris he painted entertainers, prostitutes, social outcasts, he revealed the energy of the Moulin Rouge. His style transformed Impressionism and evolved into the Post - Impressionist movement in the late 19th Century early 20th Century
  • Claude Monet

    Claude Monet
    The Artist's Garden at Giverny 1890
  • Henri De Toulouse - Lautrec

    Henri De Toulouse - Lautrec
    At The Moulin Rouge: The Dance
  • Mary Cassatt

    Mary Cassatt
    The Child's Bath
  • Henri De Toulouse - Lautrec

    Henri De Toulouse - Lautrec
    At The Moulin Rouge 1892-95
  • Camille Pissarro

    Camille Pissarro
    Boulevard Montmartre at Night 1879
  • Camille Pissarro

    Camille Pissarro
    The Avenue de L'Opera, Sunlight, Winter Morning
  • Claude Monet

    Claude Monet
    Garden Path at Giverny 1902