Impressionist paintings often include short, broken brush strokes of pure, untinted and unmixed colors to give an appearance of spontaneity and vibrancy. Surfaces of the paintings tend to be highly textured with thick paint and the compositions place emphasis on an overall effect verses detail. Well known impressionist Claude Monet performed a significant role in this 19th century art movement.

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First Impressionist Exhibition, 1874
[ Teens/Mature Teens ] Virtual recreation of the revolutionary show, with images, catalog facsimiles and contemporary criticism. Included works by Renoir, Monet, Pissarro, Morisot, Degas, Sisley, Boudin and Cezanne.
Impressionism
[ Kids/Teens/Mature Teens ] Image gallery of works by two famous impressionists, Monet and Renoir.
Impressionism
[ Kids/Teens/Mature Teens ] Image gallery of paintings includes Degas, Cassatt and other impressionists.
Impressionism
[ Teens/Mature Teens ] Guggenheim Museum collection of impressionism works. Provides information about the artwork and artists.
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