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Top 10 Impressionist Paintings

Our list of the top 10 impressionist paintings contains three entries from ...Tuesday, August 4th 2020
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Impressionism Timeline

Today impressionism is one of the most popular artistic genres. But in the ...Friday, June 5th 2020
Biography of

Claude Monet

Claude Monet (1840-1926) was one of the leaders of the impressionist moveme...Wednesday, June 3rd 2020
Biography of

Pierre-Auguste Renoir

Pierre-Auguste Renoir was born in 1842 in Limoges, southern France. Unlike ...Thursday, June 4th 2020
Biography of

Paul Cezanne

Paul Cezanne was born in 1839 in Aix-en-Provence, southern France. He studi...Wednesday, June 3rd 2020
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Camille Pissarro

Camille Pissarro was born in 1830 on St Thomas, an island in the Danish Wes...Friday, June 5th 2020
Biography of

Edouard Manet

Edouard Manet was born in 1832, the first child of Auguste and Eugenie. He ...Thursday, June 4th 2020
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Edgar Degas

Edgar Degas was born in Paris in 1834, his father a wealthy banker and his ...Friday, June 5th 2020

Impressionism News

On this page, updated on a weekly basis, we give you the latest impressioni...Tuesday, July 28th 2020
Top 50

Most Expensive Paintings

Impressionist paintings are some of the most sought after in the internatio...Saturday, June 6th 2020

Berthe Morisot's Top 10 Paintings

Both an Impressionist artist and a member of the wealthy Parisian elite, Be...Tuesday, October 13th 2020
Camille Pissarro's

Boulevard Montmartre

Between February and April 1897, when he was 66, Camille Pissarro painted 1...Saturday, October 3rd 2020

Claude Monet's Impression Sunrise

Claude Monet's Impression: Sunrise, painted in November 1872 when Monet was...Saturday, September 19th 2020
The 1874

First Impressionist Exhibition

The First Impressionist Exhibition took place in April-May 1874 in a galler...Thursday, September 17th 2020
The 1876

Second Impressionist Exhibition

In the spring of 1876, the Impressionists gathered for the Second Impressio...Thursday, September 17th 2020
The 1877

Third Impressionist Exhibition

It was just one year after the Second Impressionist Exhibition that the art...Thursday, September 17th 2020
The 1879

Fourth Impressionist Exhibition

Marked by divisions and desertions within the group, the Fourth Impressioni...Thursday, September 17th 2020
The 1880

Fifth Impressionist Exhibition

Organised in 1880, the Fifth Impressionist Exhibition was arguably not Impr...Thursday, September 17th 2020
The 1881

Sixth Impressionist Exhibition

The Sixth Impressionist Exhibition, held in 1881, marked a low-point for th...Thursday, September 17th 2020
The 1882

Seventh Impressionist Exhibition

The Seventh Impressionist Exhibition, held in 1882, saw a glorious return t...Thursday, September 17th 2020
The 1886

Eighth & Final Impressionist Exhibition

The Eighth and Final Impressionist Exhibition was not a glorious conclusion...Thursday, September 17th 2020
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The End of the Impressionist Period

Throughout the Impressionist period, artistic differences had existed betwe...Sunday, September 13th 2020

Edouard Manet's Top 10 Paintings

Manet kick-started the impressionist movement and is rightly seen as the fa...Sunday, September 13th 2020

Was van Gogh an Impressionist?

A hot topic in the art world is whether Vincent van Gogh was an Impressioni...Sunday, September 13th 2020

Was Edouard Manet an Impressionist?

Manet had a close relationship with many artists of the Impressionist movem...Sunday, September 6th 2020
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Cezanne and Aix-en-Provence

Cézanne always had a special connection with Aix-en-Provence. During the ye...Saturday, August 22nd 2020

Claude Monet and Giverny

Among the Impressionists, Claude Monet is perhaps best known for his garden...Wednesday, August 19th 2020
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Impressionism and Paris Cafes

Throughout the 19th century, café culture spread across France, transformin...Monday, August 17th 2020
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Impressionism and Prostitution

During the 1870s and early 1880s, there was a dramatic increase in the inte...Friday, August 14th 2020
The 100 Best

Impressionist Jokes

With names like 'Monet', and double-entendres possible with words like impr...Wednesday, August 12th 2020
Did Claude Monet

Go Blind from Cataracts?

Claude Monet is the most popular impressionist today, famous for his works ...Monday, August 10th 2020
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The Impressionist Period

Today, impressionism is one of the most popular artistic periods. But when ...Thursday, August 6th 2020
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Montmartre and Impressionism

As Paris was transformed into a modern, urban centre, many figures of the a...Sunday, August 2nd 2020
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Start of Impressionism

The start of impressionism can be traced back to the early 1860s. It was at...Sunday, June 28th 2020
An Impressionist Story

The Dreyfus Affair

The Dreyfus affair was a political scandal that rocked France between 1895-...Friday, June 12th 2020
Top 11

Impressionist Holiday Spots

Like many artists of the 19th century, the Impressionists travelled for ins...Friday, June 12th 2020
Top 10

Impressionist Art Thefts

Impressionist art includes many of the world’s best known and most expensiv...Monday, June 8th 2020

What Is Impressionism?

Today, impressionism is the most popular artistic movement. But when the im...Friday, June 5th 2020
Biography of

Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres

In many ways Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres embodied the classical, academic...Thursday, June 4th 2020
Biography of

Paul Signac

One of the principal Neo-Impressionists, Paul Signac worked alongside Georg...Thursday, June 4th 2020
Biography of

Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot

Born in Paris in the late 1700s, Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot was crucial fo...Thursday, June 4th 2020
Biography of

Pablo Picasso

Pablo Picasso has been called many things by many people, from “the most fa...Thursday, June 4th 2020
Biography of

Paul Durand-Ruel

A pioneering art dealer, Paul Durand-Ruel shaped how we consume art today. ...Thursday, June 4th 2020
Biography of

Gustave Courbet

Gustave Courbet was one of the principal artists of the 19th century realis...Thursday, June 4th 2020
Biography of

Henri Matisse

Henri-Emile-Benoit Matisse has been named the greatest colourist of the 20t...Wednesday, June 3rd 2020
Biography of

Paul Gauguin

Paul Gauguin’s biography is complex, surprising and unsettling. In many way...Wednesday, June 3rd 2020
Biography of

Berthe Morisot

Berthe Morisot (1841-1895) was the leading female impressionist, more impor...Wednesday, June 3rd 2020
Biography of

Alfred Sisley

Alfred Sisley (1839-1899) did not paint people or urban scenes. Instead, he...Wednesday, June 3rd 2020
Biography of

Mary Cassatt

In 1904, Mary Cassatt was awarded the Légion d’honneur for her services to ...Wednesday, June 3rd 2020
Biography of

Gustave Caillebotte

A collector, patron, organiser and painter, Gustave Caillebotte played a nu...Tuesday, June 2nd 2020
Biography of

Georges-Pierre Seurat

Georges-Pierre Seurat was the founder of Neo-Impressionism and the pioneer ...Tuesday, June 2nd 2020
Biography of

Frédéric Bazille

Born on 6th December, 1841, Frédéric Bazille was a benefactor of the Impres...Tuesday, June 2nd 2020
Biography of

Emile Zola

Émile Édouard Charles Antoine Zola is arguably one of the most influential ...Tuesday, June 2nd 2020
Biography of

Eugene Delacroix

A Romantic in every way, Eugène Delacroix devoted much of his career to por...Tuesday, June 2nd 2020
Biography of

Vincent Van Gogh

The most famous artist of the post-impressionist movement, Vincent van Gogh...Thursday, April 16th 2020

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