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Impressionism - Wikipedia


Impressionism is a 19th-century art movement characterized by relatively small, thin, yet visible .... The term Impressionist quickly gained favour with the public.

Impressionism | Define Impressionism at Dictionary.com


Impressionism definition, (usually initial capital letter) a style of painting developed in the last third of the 19th century, characterized chiefly by short brush ...

Impressionism Movement, Artists and Major Works | The Art Story


Artworks and artists: Impressionism turned away from the fine finish and detail to which most artists aspired to capture the momentary, sensory effect of a scene ...

Impressionism - Art Movements


The sudden change in the look of these paintings was brought about by a change ... While the term Impressionist covers much of the art of this time, there were ...

Impressionist art - definition of Impressionist art by The Free Dictionary

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1. often Impressionism A theory or style of painting originating and developed in France during the 1870s, characterized by concentration on the immediate ...

Impressionist art & paintings, What is Impressionist art? Introduction ...


Impressionism is a 19th century artistic movement that swept much of the painting and sculpture styles of the period. It was not just a passing fad but has defined ...

Art Definitions in Plain Language - Chriss Pagani Art


Art Definitions. Some Movements & Styles in Plain English by C. Pagani. Impressionism & Abstract Impressionism. Abstract Expressionism A movement which ...

Impressionism -- Art Glossary Definition - Painting - About.com


An easy-to-understand explanation of what the art style called Impressionism is, and when/where it started, from the About.com Art Glossary.

Definition: Impressionism


Impressionism. The term, first used sarcastically, was derived in part from the title of a painting, Impression, Sunrise (1872, Musée Marmottan-Claude Monet, ...

Impressionism | Definition of Impressionism by Merriam-Webster


Define impressionism: a style of painting that began in France around 1870, that uses spots of color to show the effects of different kinds of light, …