Famous impressionist artists

French Impressionist artists

  • Frédéric Bazille, (1841-1870)
  • Gustave Caillebotte (who, younger than the others, joined forces with them in the mid 1870s), (1848-1894)
  • Mary Cassatt (American-born, she lived in Paris and participated in four Impressionist exhibitions), (1844-1926)
  • Paul Cézanne (although he later broke away from the Impressionists), (1839-1906)
  • Edgar Degas (a realist who despised the term Impressionist, but is considered one, due to his loyalty to the group), (1834-1917)
  • Armand Guillaumin, (1841-1927)
  • Édouard Manet (who did not regard himself as an Impressionist, but is generally considered one), (1832-1883)
  • Claude Monet (the most prolific of the Impressionists and the one who most clearly embodies their aesthetic), [17] (1840-1926)
  • Berthe Morisot, (1841-1895)
  • Camille Pissarro, (1830-1903)
  • Pierre-Auguste Renoir, (1841-1919)
  • Alfred Sisley, (1839-1899)

As the influence of Impressionism spread beyond France, artists, too numerous to list, became identified as practitioners of the new style. Some of the more important examples are:

American Impressionist artists

  • Frederick Carl Frieseke
  • Childe Hassam
  • Willard Metcalf
  • Lilla Cabot Perry
  • Theodore Robinson
  • Edmund Charles Tarbell
  • John Henry Twachtman
  • J. Alden Weir

German Impressionist artists

  • Lovis Corinth
  • Max Liebermann
  • Max Slevogt

Russian Impressionist artists

  • Konstantin Korovin
  • Valentin Serov

Other Impressionist artists

  • Francisco Oller y Cestero, a native of Puerto Rico and a friend of Pissarro and Cézanne
  • William McTaggart in Scotland
  • Laura Muntz Lyall, a Canadian artist
  • Władysław Podkowiński, a Polish Impressionist and symbolist
  • Nazmi Ziya Güran, who brought Impressionism to Turkey
  • Chafik Charobim in Egypt
  • Eliseu Visconti in Brazil

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