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EExamples of artworks by Impressionists Camille Pissarro (French, 1830-1903), Edouard Manet (French, 1832-1883), Edgar Degas (French, 1834-1917), Paul Cézanne (French, 1839-1906), and Alfred Sisley (French, 1839-1899):

 

 

Camille Pissarro (French, 1830-1903), The Red Roofs, 1877, oil on canvas, 21 1/2 x 25 3/4 inches (54.5 x 65.6 cm), Musée d'Orsay, Paris. Also see the WebMuseum.

 

see thumbnail to rightCamille Pissarro, The Beet Harvest, 1881, gouache over graphite, on linen mounted on wove paper, 10 1/8 x 14 7/8 inches, Minneapolis Institute of Arts.

 

 

Camille Pissarro, Haymakers Resting, 1891, oil on canvas, 25 3/4 x 32 inches (65.4 x 81.3 cm), McNay Art Institute, San Antonio, TX.

 

see thumbnail to leftCamille Pissaro, Place du Theatre Francais: Rain Effect, 1898, oil on canvas, Minneapolis Institute of Arts.

 

 

Camille Pissarro, The Fair in Dieppe, Sunny Morning (La Foire a Dieppe, matin, soleil), 1901, oil on canvas, 25 3/4 x 32 inches (65.3 x 81.5 cm), No. 3KP 525. Formerly collection Otto Krebs, Holzdorf. And, a detail.

 

 

 

see thumbnail to rightCamille Pissarro, Self-Portrait, 1903, oil on canvas, 41.0 x 33.3 cm, Tate Gallery, London. Pissaro painted this the year he died. He was 73. See self-portrait.

 

 

see thumbnail to leftÉdouard Manet (French, 1832-1883), Luncheon on the Grass (Le Déjeuner sur l'herbe), 1863, oil on canvas, 81 x 101 cm, Musée d'Orsay. See after, gaze, Realism, and Salon des Refusés. Manet's work formed a bridge to Impressionism.

 

 

Édouard Manet, Olympia, 1863, oil on canvas, 51 3/8 x 74 3/4 inches (130.5 x 190 cm) Musée d'Orsay, Paris. See odalisque.

 

 

Édouard Manet, The Railroad (Le Chemin de Fer), 1872-1873, oil on canvas, 36 1/2 x 45 inches (93 x 114 cm), National Gallery of Art, Washington.

 

 

see thumbnail to leftÉdouard Manet, Boating, 1874, oil on canvas, 38 1/4 x 51 1/4 inches (97.2 x 130.2 cm), Metropolitan Museum of Art, NY. (On the Met's page, you can enlarge any detail.) This picture was painted "en plein air."

 

 

Édouard Manet, Monet Painting in His Floating Studio, 1874, Bayerische Staatsgemaldesammlungen, Munich.

 

 

 

see thumbnail to rightÉdouard Manet, In the Conservatory, 1879, oil on canvas, 115 x 150 cm, Nationalgalerie, Berlin.

 

 

Édouard Manet, The Bar at the Folies-Bergère, 1881-1882, Courtauld Institute Galleries, London.

see thumbnail to leftHilaire Germain Edgar Degas (French, 1834-1917), Self-Portrait, about 1857-1858, oil on paper, laid down on canvas, 8 1/8 x 6 1/2 inches (20.6 x 15.9 cm), J. Paul Getty Museum, Malibu, CA. See Impressionism and self-portrait.

 

 

see thumbnail to rightEdgar Degas, Édouard Manet, Seated, 1866-68, portrait of Édouard Manet (French, 1832-1883), black chalk on off-white wove paper; sheet: 13 1/16 x 9 1/16 inches (33.1 x 23 cm), Metropolitan Museum of Art, NY.

 

 

see thumbnail to leftEdgar Degas, Dance Class at the Opéra [detail, 9/10], 1872, oil on canvas, entire: 33 1/2 x 29 1/2 inches (85 x 75 cm), Musée d'Orsay, Paris. Also see the WebMuseum.

 

 

 

 

see thumbnail to rightHilaire-Germain-Edgar Degas, The Dance Class, probably 1874, oil on canvas, 32 3/4 x 30 1/4 inches (83.2 x 76.8 cm), Metropolitan Museum of Art, NY. (On the Met's page, you can enlarge any detail.) See dance.

 

 

Edgar Degas, Ballet Rehearsal, 1875, gouache and pastel on canvas, 21 3/4 x 27inches, George G. Frelinghuysen Collection, NY.

 

 

Edgar Degas, Place de la Concorde, 1875, oil on canvas, 30 7/8 x 46 1/4 inches (78.4 x 117.5 cm), No. 3K 1399. Formerly collection Gerstenberg/Scharf, Berlin; Hermitage, St. Petersburg.

 

see thumbnail to leftEdgar Degas, Portrait of Paul Valpinçon, 1875-1899, oil on canvas, 24 x 20 3/8 inches, Minneapolis Institute of Arts.

 

 

Edgar Degas, La Lecon de Danse (The Dancing Lesson), c. 1877, pastel over monoprint on paper, 23 x 28 5/8 inches, Portland Art Museum, ME.

 

 

Edgar Degas, Singer with a Glove, c. 1878, pastel and liquid medium on canvas, 20 3/4 x 16 inches (52.8 x 41.1 cm), Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA.

 

 

 

see thumbnail to rightEdgar Degas, Miss Lala at the Cirque Fernando, 1879, pastel on paper, 61.0 x 47.6 cm, Tate Gallery, London.

 

see thumbnail to leftEdgar Degas, Bed-Time (Le Coucher), c. 1880-1885, pastel over monoprint on paper, 22.9 x 44.5 cm, Tate Gallery, London.

 

 

 

see thumbnail to rightEdgar Degas, Woman in a Tub (Femme au tub), c. 1883, pastel on paper, 70.0 x 70.0 cm, Tate Gallery, London. See gaze.

 

 

Edgar Degas, Women Ironing (Les repasseuses), also known as "The Laundresses", 1884, oil on canvas, 30 x 32 inches (76 x 81 cm), Musée d'Orsay, Paris.

 

 

see thumbnail to leftEdgar Degas, Race Horses, 1885-1888, pastel on panel, 11 7/8 x 16 inches, Philadelphia Museum of Art.

 

 

 

see thumbnail to rightEdgar Degas, Grande Arabesque, c. 1885-90, posthumous cast, bronze, 40.0 x 50.8 x 34.3 cm, Tate Gallery, London.

 

 

see thumbnail to leftEdgar Degas, Woman at her Toilet, c. 1894, charcoal and pastel on paper, 95.6 x 109.9 cm, Tate Gallery, London.

 

 

Edgar Degas, Dancers, c. 1896, pastel on paper, Cleveland Museum of Art.

 

see thumbnail to rightEdgar Degas, Three Ballet Dancers, One with Dark Crimson Waist, 1899, pastel on paper, 23 1/4 x 19 1/4 inches, Barnes Foundation.

 

 

 

see thumbnail to leftEdgar Degas, Dancer Looking at the Sole of her Right Foot, c. 1910-11, posthumous cast, bronze, 47.6 x 26.7 x 21.6 cm, Tate Gallery, London.

 

Paul Cézanne (French, 1839-1906), Portrait of the Artist's Father, c. 1866, oil on canvas, 78 1/8 x 47 inches (198.5 x 119.3 cm), National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC. Also see Post-Impressionism, and Cézanne's page at the WebMuseum.

 

 

Paul Cézanne, A Modern Olympia, c. 1873-1874, oil on canvas, 18 x 21 3/4 inches (46 x 55.5 cm), Musée d'Orsay, Paris.

 

 

see thumbnail to rightPaul Cézanne, Hortense Fiquet in a Striped Skirt, 1877-1878, oil on canvas, 28 1/2 x 22 inches (72.5 x 56 cm), Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Venturi no. 292. Also see Post-Impressionism.

 

 

Paul Cézanne, Houses Along a Road (Maisons au bord d'une route), c. 1881, oil on canvas, 23 5/8 x 28 7/8 inches (60 x 73.5 cm), Hermitage, St. Petersburg, No. 3KP 502. Formerly collection Otto Krebs, Holzdorf. Also see Post-Impressionism.

 

Alfred Sisley (French, 1839-1899), Bridge at Villeneuve-la-Garenne, 1872, oil on canvas, 49.5 x 65.4 cm, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. See Sisley in the WebMuseum.

 

 

see thumbnail to leftAlfred Sisley, Boat in the Flood at Port-Marly, 1876, oil on canvas, 20 x 24 inches (50.5 x 61 cm), Musée d'Orsay, Paris.

 

Alfred Sisley, Moret-sur-Loing, 1891, oil on canvas, 65 x 92 cm, Galerie H. Odermatt-Ph. Cazeau, Paris.

 


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