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Post-Impressionism

Beyond nature, toward emotional simplicity.

James McNeill Whistler

A lesson in making enemies

1834-1903

Paul Cézanne

A lifelong struggle to capture the intensity of life.

1839-1906

Henri Rousseau

Painting dreams with a child's brush.

1844-1910

Paul Gauguin

In search of a lost paradise

1848-1903

Vincent Van Gogh

Eloquent writer forges new path in painting.

1853-1890

Georges Seurat

A super-craftsman uses color to manipulate our emotions.

1859-1891

Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec

Too many prostitutes and too much absinth.

1864-1901

Suzanne Valadon

Provocative model becomes a transgressive artist

1865-1938

Emily Carr

Hard-smoking woman documents Canada's native people

1871-1945
Still Life With Fruit Dish

Still Life With Fruit Dish

Paul Cézanne1879-1880
Edge of a Wood

Edge of a Wood

Vincent Van Gogh1881
Woman Sewing

Woman Sewing

Vincent Van Gogh1881
Beach at Scheveningen

Beach at Scheveningen

Vincent Van Gogh1882
The Houses on Schenkweg where Van Gogh Lived

The Houses on Schenkweg where Van Gogh Lived

Vincent Van Gogh1882
Landscape with Dune

Landscape with Dune

Vincent Van Gogh1882
Sorrow

Sorrow

Vincent Van Gogh1882
Bathers at Asnières

Bathers at Asnières

Georges Seurat1884
Outskirts of Paris near Montmartre

Outskirts of Paris near Montmartre

Vincent Van Gogh1887
Orchard with Arles in the Background

Orchard with Arles in the Background

Vincent Van Gogh1888
Head of a Girl

Head of a Girl

Vincent Van Gogh1888
Self Portrait in the role of Jean Valjean

Self Portrait in the role of Jean Valjean

Paul Gauguin1888
Portrait of Millet Second Lieutenant of the Zouaves

Portrait of Millet Second Lieutenant of the Zouaves

Vincent Van Gogh1888
Portrait of Eugène Boch

Portrait of Eugène Boch

Vincent Van Gogh1888
Flowering Bushes in the Asylum Garden

Flowering Bushes in the Asylum Garden

Vincent Van Gogh1889
Wheat Field with Cypresses

Wheat Field with Cypresses

Vincent Van Gogh1889
A Wheatfield, with Cypresses (September 1889)

A Wheatfield, with Cypresses (September 1889)

Vincent Van Gogh1889
Sun over Walled Wheat Field

Sun over Walled Wheat Field

Vincent Van Gogh1890
Almond Blossom

Almond Blossom

Vincent Van Gogh1890
The Channel at Gravelines, Evening

The Channel at Gravelines, Evening

Georges Seurat1890
Myself: Portrait – Landscape

Myself: Portrait – Landscape

Henri Rousseau1890

Art is harmony. Harmony is the analogy of contrary elements and the analogy of similar elements of tone, color and line...

The Aesthetics of Tone, Color, and Line

Georges Seurat1890
Portrait of Pierre Loti

Portrait of Pierre Loti

Henri Rousseau1891
When will you marry?

When will you marry?

Paul Gauguin1892
Young Christian Girl

Young Christian Girl

Paul Gauguin1894
The Siesta

The Siesta

Paul Gauguin1892-1894
Portrait of a Woman

Portrait of a Woman

Henri Rousseau1895
Portrait of a Woman

Portrait of a Woman

Henri Rousseau1895
Still Life with Teapot and Fruit

Still Life with Teapot and Fruit

Paul Gauguin1896
Portrait of Leon-Paul Fargue

Portrait of Leon-Paul Fargue

Henri Rousseau1896
Reo Tahiti (Vairaumati)

Reo Tahiti (Vairaumati)

Paul Gauguin1897
Nevermore (O Taiti)

Nevermore (O Taiti)

Paul Gauguin1897
Mont Sainte-Victoire Seen from the Bibemus Quarry

Mont Sainte-Victoire Seen from the Bibemus Quarry

Paul Cézanne1897
Boy on the Rocks

Boy on the Rocks

Henri Rousseau1895-1897
The Sleeping Gypsy

The Sleeping Gypsy

Henri Rousseau1897
Village Church

Village Church

Piet Mondrian1898
Self-portrait of the Artist with a Lamp

Self-portrait of the Artist with a Lamp

Henri Rousseau1903
La Marée Basse

La Marée Basse

Jean Metzinger1904
Paysage

Paysage

Jean Metzinger1904

Nature has more depth than surface, hence the need to introduce in our vibrations of light, represented by reds and yellows, enough blue tints to give a feeling of air.

Letters from Paul Cézanne to Emile Bernard

Paul Cézanne1904
Still Life with Flower Holder

Still Life with Flower Holder

Paul Cézanne1905
Paysage aux Deux Cypres

Paysage aux Deux Cypres

Jean Metzinger1904-1905
Bathers Two Nudes in an Exotic Landscape

Bathers Two Nudes in an Exotic Landscape

Jean Metzinger1905
Portrait of a Man

Portrait of a Man

Henri Rousseau1905
Nu Dans un Paysage

Nu Dans un Paysage

Jean Metzinger1905-1906
The Snake Charmer

The Snake Charmer

Henri Rousseau1907
Night Landscape

Night Landscape

Piet Mondrian1907-1908
Woods Near Oele

Woods Near Oele

Piet Mondrian1908
Molen Mill in Sunlight

Molen Mill in Sunlight

Piet Mondrian1908
The Red Tree

The Red Tree

Piet Mondrian1908-1910
Roger et Angelica

Roger et Angelica

Odilon Redon1910

Amrita Sher-Gil

A woman brings Indian tradition into modernism

1913-1941
Woman, Two Men and Children

Woman, Two Men and Children

Albert Gleizes1924