post impressionistic art
1850 to 1875
The invention of photography in 1822 with its continual improvement throughout the 19th century led toward an interest in light and lighting effects, just as surely as it led artists away from a photo seeming realism that Caravaggio had popularized at the beginning of the Baroque period.
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born: Ornans, France; 10 June 1819
died: Vevey, Switzerland; 31 December 1877
Woman with a Parrot
Twelve more Courbet pictures.
born: St. Thomas, West Indies; 10 July 1830
died: Paris, France; 13 November 1903
Boulevard at Night
Twelve more Pissarro city and people pictures.
Fourteen more Pissarro country pictures.
born: Paris, France; 23 January 1832
died: Paris, France; 30 April 1883
Eighteen more Manet pictures of flowers, crowds, boating, and travel, etc.
Fifteen more Manet pictures of people.
born: Paris, France; 19 July 1834
died: Paris, France; 27 September 1917
Twenty more Degas pictures on the Ballet and the Theater.
Twenty-four more Degas pictures on the Horses,
Women Bathing, and others.
born: Paris, France; 30 October 1839
died: Moret sur Loing, France; France; 29 1899
Six more Sisley pictures.
born: Aix-en-Provence, France; 19 January 1839
died: Aix-en-Provence, France, 22 October 1906
Thirteen more Cezanne pictures.
Fifteen additional Cezanne pictures.
born: Paris, France; 12 November 1840
died: Meudon, France; 17 November 1917
A sculptor. Also a man incapable of finishing anything, yet who became one of the most important artists of the period. Here is a sketch and a photo of a finished sculptures.
Fifteen more Rodin sketches and sculptures.
born: Paris, France; 14 November 1840
died: Giverny, France; 5 December 1926
The picture of Monet was done by Renoir.
Fourteen more Monet pictures.
born: Bourges, France; 14 January 1841
died: Paris, France; 2 March 1870
Five more Morisot pictures.
born: Paris, France; 16 February 1841
died: Paris, France; 26 June 1927
Sunset at Ivry
Two more Guillaumin Pictures.
born: Montpellier, France; 6 December 1841
died: Burgundy, France; 28 November 1870 (in action: Franco-Prussian War)
Eight more Bazille pictures.
born: Pittsburgh, US; 22 May 1844
died: Paris, France; 14 June 1926
Twenty-five more Mary Cassatt pictures.
born: Limoges, France; 25 February 1841
died: Cagnes, France; 3 December 1919
The picture of Renoir was done by his friend Bazille.
Fourteen more Renoir pictures.
born: Paris, France; 19 August 1848
died: Gennevilliers, France; 21 February 1894
Six more Caillebotte pictures.
born: Paris, France; 2 December 1859
died: Paris, France; 29 March 1891
Eight more Seurat pictures.
Romantic and neoclassic
post impressionistic art