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Impressionism - Wikipedia

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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

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

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 ...

Impressionism (painting) - definition of Impressionism (painting) by ...

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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 ...

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

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

Impressionism: Art and Modernity | Essay | Heilbrunn Timeline of Art ...

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In addition to their radical technique, the bright colors of Impressionist canvases were shocking for eyes accustomed to the more sober colors of Academic painting. ... and varied participants make the Impressionist movement difficult to define.

Impressionism | Definition of Impressionism by Merriam-Webster

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1 often capitalized : a theory or practice in painting especially among French painters of about 1870 of depicting the natural appearances of objects by means of ...

Impressionist art movement information about impressionism ...

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The term impressionist was first used by French art critic Louis Leroy in 1874 based on Monet's painting Impression, Sunrise. Leroy found the term fitting to ...

Impressionism and Impressionist Painters

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Impressionist painting remains the most attractive period in the history of ... world, to which impressionism had given a new definition based on "impression", will ...

Definition: Impressionism

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

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Impressionism Movement, Artists and Major Works | The Art Story

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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

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

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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 ...