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Post-Impressionism

1886 - 1905

Beyond nature, toward emotional simplicity.

Post-Impressionism: Artists

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Post-Impressionism: Writings

Letters from Paul Cézanne to Emile Bernard

Paul Cézanne — 1904

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.

The Aesthetics of Tone, Color, and Line

Georges Seurat — 1890

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

Post-Impressionism: Artworks

Rocks in the Forest

Rocks in the Forest

Paul Cézanne,1865-1868
Bathers

Bathers

Paul Cézanne,1870
Nocturne in Black and Gold: The Falling Rocket

Nocturne in Black and Gold: The Falling Rocket

James McNeill Whistler,1875
Nocturne in Blue and Gold: Old Battersea Bridge

Nocturne in Blue and Gold: Old Battersea Bridge

James McNeill Whistler,1872-1875
Bathers

Bathers

Paul Cézanne,1875
Nocturne

Nocturne

James McNeill Whistler,1870-1877
Still Life With Fruit Dish

Still Life With Fruit Dish

Paul Cézanne,1879-1880
Edge of a Wood

Edge of a Wood

Vincent Van Gogh,1881
Woman Sewing

Woman Sewing

Vincent Van Gogh,1881
Beach at Scheveningen

Beach at Scheveningen

Vincent Van Gogh,1882
The Houses on Schenkweg where Van Gogh Lived

The Houses on Schenkweg where Van Gogh Lived

Vincent Van Gogh,1882
Landscape with Dune

Landscape with Dune

Vincent Van Gogh,1882
Sorrow

Sorrow

Vincent Van Gogh,1882
Bathers at Asnières

Bathers at Asnières

Georges Seurat,1884
A Carnival Evening

A Carnival Evening

Henri Rousseau,1885
The Gulf of Marseilles Seen from L'Estaque

The Gulf of Marseilles Seen from L'Estaque

Paul Cézanne,1885
Mont Sainte–Victoire and the Viaduct of the Arc River Valley

Mont Sainte–Victoire and the Viaduct of the Arc River Valley

Paul Cézanne,1885
Portrait of Madame Cezanne

Portrait of Madame Cezanne

Paul Cézanne,1885
A Sunday on La Grande Jatte

A Sunday on La Grande Jatte

Georges Seurat,1884-1886
Outskirts of Paris near Montmartre

Outskirts of Paris near Montmartre

Vincent Van Gogh,1887
Portrait of Vincent van Gogh

Portrait of Vincent van Gogh

Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec,1887
Self-Portrait 1887

Self-Portrait 1887

Vincent Van Gogh,1887
The Red Vineyard

The Red Vineyard

Vincent Van Gogh,1888
Sunflowers

Sunflowers

Vincent Van Gogh,1888
Self-Portrait Dedicated to Paul Gauguin

Self-Portrait Dedicated to Paul Gauguin

Vincent Van Gogh,1888
Portrait of Joseph-Michel Ginoux

Portrait of Joseph-Michel Ginoux

Vincent Van Gogh,1888
Orchard with Arles in the Background

Orchard with Arles in the Background

Vincent Van Gogh,1888
Portrait of the Postman Joseph Roulin

Portrait of the Postman Joseph Roulin

Vincent Van Gogh,1888
Portrait of Armand Roulin

Portrait of Armand Roulin

Vincent Van Gogh,1888
Portrait of Millet Second Lieutenant of the Zouaves

Portrait of Millet Second Lieutenant of the Zouaves

Vincent Van Gogh,1888
Portrait of Eugène Boch

Portrait of Eugène Boch

Vincent Van Gogh,1888
Self Portrait in the role of Jean Valjean

Self Portrait in the role of Jean Valjean

Paul Gauguin,1888
Head of a Girl

Head of a Girl

Vincent Van Gogh,1888
Self-portrait as an Artist

Self-portrait as an Artist

Vincent Van Gogh,1888
Self-Portrait With Bandaged Ear

Self-Portrait With Bandaged Ear

Vincent Van Gogh,1889
Flowering Bushes in the Asylum Garden

Flowering Bushes in the Asylum Garden

Vincent Van Gogh,1889
Portrait of Doctor Felix Rey

Portrait of Doctor Felix Rey

Vincent Van Gogh,1889
Portrait of Joseph Roulin

Portrait of Joseph Roulin

Vincent Van Gogh,1889
Portrait of Trabuc - Attendant at Saint Paul Hospital

Portrait of Trabuc - Attendant at Saint Paul Hospital

Vincent Van Gogh,1889
Wheat Field with Cypresses

Wheat Field with Cypresses

Vincent Van Gogh,1889
Self-portrait 1889

Self-portrait 1889

Vincent Van Gogh,1889
The Starry Night

The Starry Night

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

A Wheatfield, with Cypresses (September 1889)

Vincent Van Gogh,1889
Woman in front of a Still Life by Cézanne

Woman in front of a Still Life by Cézanne

Paul Gauguin,1890
The Channel at Gravelines, Evening

The Channel at Gravelines, Evening

Georges Seurat,1890
The Church at Auvers

The Church at Auvers

Vincent Van Gogh,1890
Almond Blossom

Almond Blossom

Vincent Van Gogh,1890
Portrait of Dr. Gachet

Portrait of Dr. Gachet

Vincent Van Gogh,1890
Girl in White

Girl in White

Vincent Van Gogh,1890
Sun over Walled Wheat Field

Sun over Walled Wheat Field

Vincent Van Gogh,1890
Still Life with Apples and a Pot of Primroses

Still Life with Apples and a Pot of Primroses

Paul Cézanne,1890
Chahut

Chahut

Georges Seurat,1889-1890
At The Moulin Rouge, The Dance

At The Moulin Rouge, The Dance

Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec,1890
Wheatfield with Crows

Wheatfield with Crows

Vincent Van Gogh,1890
Boy in a Red Waistcoat

Boy in a Red Waistcoat

Paul Cézanne,1888-1890
Myself: Portrait – Landscape

Myself: Portrait – Landscape

Henri Rousseau,1890
Portrait of Pierre Loti

Portrait of Pierre Loti

Henri Rousseau,1891
The Circus

The Circus

Georges Seurat,1890-1891
When will you marry?

When will you marry?

Paul Gauguin,1892
Still Life with Apples and Pears

Still Life with Apples and Pears

Paul Cézanne,1891-1892
The Englishman at the Moulin Rouge

The Englishman at the Moulin Rouge

Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec,1892
Young Christian Girl

Young Christian Girl

Paul Gauguin,1894
The Siesta

The Siesta

Paul Gauguin,1892-1894
At the Moulin Rouge

At the Moulin Rouge

Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec,1892-1895
Portrait of a Woman

Portrait of a Woman

Henri Rousseau,1895
Portrait of a Woman

Portrait of a Woman

Henri Rousseau,1895
Still Life with Teapot and Fruit

Still Life with Teapot and Fruit

Paul Gauguin,1896
Lac d'Annecy

Lac d'Annecy

Paul Cézanne,1896-1896
Elles (portfolio cover)

Elles (portfolio cover)

Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec,1896
Portrait of Leon-Paul Fargue

Portrait of Leon-Paul Fargue

Henri Rousseau,1896
Nevermore (O Taiti)

Nevermore (O Taiti)

Paul Gauguin,1897
Boy on the Rocks

Boy on the Rocks

Henri Rousseau,1895-1897
Mont Sainte-Victoire Seen from the Bibemus Quarry

Mont Sainte-Victoire Seen from the Bibemus Quarry

Paul Cézanne,1897
Reo Tahiti (Vairaumati)

Reo Tahiti (Vairaumati)

Paul Gauguin,1897
The Sleeping Gypsy

The Sleeping Gypsy

Henri Rousseau,1897
Village Church

Village Church

Piet Mondrian,1898
Self-portrait of the Artist with a Lamp

Self-portrait of the Artist with a Lamp

Henri Rousseau,1903
La Marée Basse

La Marée Basse

Jean Metzinger,1904
Paysage

Paysage

Jean Metzinger,1904
Still Life with Flower Holder

Still Life with Flower Holder

Paul Cézanne,1905
Portrait of a Man

Portrait of a Man

Henri Rousseau,1905
Paysage aux Deux Cypres

Paysage aux Deux Cypres

Jean Metzinger,1904-1905
Bathers Two Nudes in an Exotic Landscape

Bathers Two Nudes in an Exotic Landscape

Jean Metzinger,1905
Nu Dans un Paysage

Nu Dans un Paysage

Jean Metzinger,1905-1906
Representatives of Foreign Powers

Representatives of Foreign Powers

Henri Rousseau,1907
The Snake Charmer

The Snake Charmer

Henri Rousseau,1907
Harvesting

Harvesting

Natalia Goncharova,1907
Night Landscape

Night Landscape

Piet Mondrian,1907-1908
Woods Near Oele

Woods Near Oele

Piet Mondrian,1908
Molen Mill in Sunlight

Molen Mill in Sunlight

Piet Mondrian,1908
The Red Tree

The Red Tree

Piet Mondrian,1908-1910
The Red Jacket

The Red Jacket

Romaine Brooks,1910
Roger et Angelica

Roger et Angelica

Odilon Redon,1910
Totem Poles, Kitseukla

Totem Poles, Kitseukla

Emily Carr,1912
Indian Totem pole, Yan, Queen Charlotte Islands

Indian Totem pole, Yan, Queen Charlotte Islands

Emily Carr,1912
Indian Totem pole, Hazelton, Skeena River, BC

Indian Totem pole, Hazelton, Skeena River, BC

Emily Carr,1912
War Canoe, Alert Bay

War Canoe, Alert Bay

Emily Carr,1912
Tanoo, Queen Charlotte Island

Tanoo, Queen Charlotte Island

Emily Carr,1913
Portrait of Madam Matisse

Portrait of Madam Matisse

Henri Matisse,1913
At The Seaside — Self-portrait

At The Seaside — Self-portrait

Romaine Brooks,1914
The Launch of the Net

The Launch of the Net

Suzanne Valadon,1914
Meditation — Portrait of Laurette

Meditation — Portrait of Laurette

Henri Matisse,1916-1917
Woman, Two Men and Children

Woman, Two Men and Children

Albert Gleizes,1924
Indian Church

Indian Church

Emily Carr,1929
Vanquished

Vanquished

Emily Carr,1930
Blunden Harbour

Blunden Harbour

Emily Carr,1928-1930
Totem and Forest

Totem and Forest

Emily Carr,1931
Big Raven

Big Raven

Emily Carr,1931
Red Cedar

Red Cedar

Emily Carr,1931
Tree Trunk

Tree Trunk

Emily Carr,1931
Old Timer

Old Timer

Emily Carr,1931-1932
Forest, British Columbia

Forest, British Columbia

Emily Carr,1931-1932
Self-Portrait as a Tahitian

Self-Portrait as a Tahitian

Amrita Sher-Gil,1934
Group of Three Girls

Group of Three Girls

Amrita Sher-Gil,1935
In the Forest, BC

In the Forest, BC

Emily Carr,1935
Blue Sky

Blue Sky

Emily Carr,1936
Red Verandah

Red Verandah

Amrita Sher-Gil,1938
Odds and Ends

Odds and Ends

Emily Carr,1939
Happiness

Happiness

Emily Carr,1939
The Merry Cemetery

The Merry Cemetery

Amrita Sher-Gil,1939
Wind in the Tree Tops

Wind in the Tree Tops

Emily Carr,1936-1939

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