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Impressionism

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Impressionism is an art movement developed by Parisian artists from the early 1860s. The Impressionists worked outside (en plein air) and their style of painting is characterised by small, visible brush strokes that captured the changing light and colour of a natural scene.

Fact sheets about many well-known impressionists including Claude Monet, August Renoir, Edgar Degas and Paul Cezanne are below. We also have works of and by well-known Impressionists who were women, including Berthe Morisot and Mary Cassatt, in our collection.

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Alfred Sisley: Flood At Port Marlay

  • Resource type: Factsheet
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Camille Pissarro: Petite House

  • Resource type: Factsheet
  • File size: 218.33kB
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Camille Pissarro: Snowy Landscape

  • Resource type: Factsheet
  • File size: 179.13kB
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Claude Monet: Poplars

  • Resource type: Factsheet
  • File size: 137.21kB
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Claude Monet: Springtime

  • Resource type: Factsheet
  • File size: 328.11kB
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Edgar Degas: At The Café

  • Resource type: Factsheet
  • File size: 160.98kB
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Georges Seurat: Study For La Grande Jatte

  • Resource type: Factsheet
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Paul Cezanne: Uncle Dominique

  • Resource type: Factsheet
  • File size: 159.55kB
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Pierre Auguste Renoir: La Place Clichy

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  • File size: 291.87kB
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