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  • 1. Impressionism
    By
    RachanaSudhaman
    A1-501
  • 2. Impressionism
    An art movement developed in France in the 1870-1890s
    • Started by radical painters who rejected the traditionalist Academie des Beaux-Art.
    • 3. Named so by a Parisian art critic- Louis Leroy.
  • Impression- Le Soleil Levant (The Rising Sun) by Claude Monet,1872
  • 4. CHARACTERISTICS
    OF
    IMPRESSIONIST PAINTINGS
  • 5. Emphasis on the general impression produced by a scene or an object.
    Armand Guillaumin
    Sunset at Ivry (Soleil couchant à Ivry) 1873,
  • 6. Rejection of established styles.
    Claude Monet, The Cliff at Étretat after the Storm, 1885
  • 7. Rejection of established styles.
    In the Voorhees Garden by Matilda Brown 1914
  • 8. Play of light expressed in bright & varied use of color.
    The cradle by Berthe Morrisot,1872
  • 9. Short brush strokes. The colors remained unmixed.
    The boating by Eduard Manet 1874
  • 10. Freely brushed colors took precedence over lines and contours.
    The Japanese Bridge by Claude Monet
  • 11. The overall visual effect was more important than the visual details- the colors were not blended smoothly.
    Water Lilies by Monet
  • 12. Use of unmixed primary colors
    Allee of Chestnut trees Alfred Sisley
  • 13. Rather than neutral whites, grays and blacks, colors were used for the shadows.
    Manet, Le Grand Canal
  • 14. Incorporation of new ideas, technology and depictions of modern life
    Train in the Snow by Claude Monet
  • 15. GustaveCaillebotte, (1848–1894), Paris Street on a rainy day, 1877
  • 16. History
  • 17.
    • Founders
    • 18. Eugene Boudin
    • 19. StanislasLepin
    • 20. Jongkind
    • 21. Influenced the future impressionists
    • 22. Started the tradition of painting “en plien air”
    VoiliersdevantTrouville by Eugene Boudin
  • 23.
    • Need to break out of the limitations set forth by traditionalists
    • 24. Rejection of Eduard Manet’s “Dejeuner surl’Herbe” by Salon of the Academie de Beaux-Arts
    • 25. Salon des Refusees
    • Franco-Prussian War
    • 26. Pissarro, Monet, Sisley move to London
  • Other Influences
  • 27. En Plein air (in open air)
    On the terrace by
    Pierre Auguste Renoir
  • 28. The Hay Harvest at Eragny by Camille Pissarro
  • 29.
    • Influence of the spontaneity of Photography
    Lady in the boat by Edmund Greacam
  • 30. Trouville by Eugene Boudin 1864
  • 31. Japanese Woodblock Prints
    • The space and depth using perspective
    Bridging the Lieutenant by Harry Hoffman
  • 32. Some important Impressionist painters
  • 33. Claude Monet
    • His style of painting light through color
    • 34. Painting in the open air.
    • 35. Lyrical composition of a vision
  • 36. Colorful sensations
  • 37. Edgar Degas
    • Remained influenced by traditional styles
    • 38. Work in progress from a new perspective. Painted the working class people- Dancers, circus artistes etc…
    The Dance class by Edgar Degas
  • 39. Ballet Dancers at the bar
  • 40. At the milliners shop
  • 41. Eduard Manet
    • Photographic depictions
    • 42. Challenged the renaissance e style
    • 43. Retained his distinctive use of black.
    • 44. Paintings of urban upper class life.
  • Still life with Melon and peaches
  • 45. Impressionist Music
    • Started in France
    • 46. musical impressionism focuses on a suggestion and an atmosphere rather than on a strong emotion or the depiction of a story as in program music
    • 47. Use of whole tone scales or dissonance.
    • 48. Exploration of the “Fantasy of sound”.
    • 49. Concentration on the individual, unusual features of each instrument and use of rarely applied registers
    • 50. Charles Debussy used the suggestions like ‘similarly to flute’, ‘from a distance’ …
    • 51. Pink Floyd – modern Rock Band
  • Impressionist Literature
    • Prose, poetry & other literary works
    • 52. Works relied heavily on associations
    • 53. Stream of consciousness.
    • 54. An author centres his story/attention on the character's mental life
    • 55. Portrayal from an explicitly subjective point of view on reality
    • 56. Also referred as Symbolism/Surrealism
    • 57. Baudelaire, Rimbaud, Henry James, Virginia Woolf.
  • Neo –Impressionism
    • From 1880s
    • 58. Different percepts for use of color, pattern, form, line.
    • 59. Pointillism
    • 60. Pissarro, Cezanne, Van-gogh
    Children on a farm by Camille Pissarro 1887
  • 61. The Scream by Vincent Van-Gogh
  • 62. Starry night by Vincent Van-Gogh
  • 63. The Card Players by Cezanne1892
  • 64. Merci Beaucoup !!