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

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