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Industrial Revolution

Light and movement as the crux of human perception

Impressionism, Industrial Revolution
Man on a couch, Edgar Degas

Man on a couch

Edgar Degas, 1855
Calvary (After Veronese), Berthe Morisot

Calvary (After Veronese)

Berthe Morisot, 1858
Young Woman with Ibis, Edgar Degas

Young Woman with Ibis

Edgar Degas, 1860-1862
La peche (Fishing), Édouard Manet

La peche (Fishing)

Édouard Manet, 1863
Memory of the Banks of l'Oise, Berthe Morisot

Memory of the Banks of l'Oise

Berthe Morisot, 1863
The Old Track to Auvers, Berthe Morisot

The Old Track to Auvers

Berthe Morisot, 1863
The Painter of Modern Life, Impressionism

Present-day beauty: the ephemeral, the fugitive, the contingent

The Painter of Modern Life

Charles Baudelaire, 1863
View of Tivoli (After Corot), Berthe Morisot

View of Tivoli (After Corot)

Berthe Morisot, 1863
Portrait of Estelle Balfour, Edgar Degas

Portrait of Estelle Balfour

Edgar Degas, 1865
Antoine Dominique Sauveur Aubert, Paul Cézanne

Antoine Dominique Sauveur Aubert

Paul Cézanne, 1866
Camille, Claude Monet


Claude Monet, 1866
Lise Sewing, Pierre-Auguste Renoir

Lise Sewing

Pierre-Auguste Renoir, 1866
Luncheon on the Grass, Claude Monet

Luncheon on the Grass

Claude Monet, 1865-1866
The Collector of Prints, Edgar Degas

The Collector of Prints

Edgar Degas, 1866
Women Going to the Woods, Alfred Sisley

Women Going to the Woods

Alfred Sisley, 1866
Head of a Yound Woman, Edgar Degas

Head of a Yound Woman

Edgar Degas, 1867
Jalais Hill, Pontoise, Camille Pissarro

Jalais Hill, Pontoise

Camille Pissarro, 1867
L'Hermitage à Pontoise, Camille Pissarro

L'Hermitage à Pontoise

Camille Pissarro, 1867
Regatta at Sainte-Adresse, Claude Monet

Regatta at Sainte-Adresse

Claude Monet, 1867
Still Life, Camille Pissarro

Still Life

Camille Pissarro, 1867
The Beach at Sainte-Adresse, Claude Monet

The Beach at Sainte-Adresse

Claude Monet, 1867
The Execution of Emperor Maximilian, Édouard Manet

The Execution of Emperor Maximilian

Édouard Manet, 1867
Alfred Sisley with His Wife, Pierre-Auguste Renoir

Alfred Sisley with His Wife

Pierre-Auguste Renoir, 1868
Grey and Silver: Chelsea Wharf, James McNeill Whistler

Grey and Silver: Chelsea Wharf

James McNeill Whistler, 1864-1868
Street in Pontoise, Camille Pissarro

Street in Pontoise

Camille Pissarro, 1868
Barges on the Seine, Pierre-Auguste Renoir

Barges on the Seine

Pierre-Auguste Renoir, 1869
La Grenouillère, Pierre-Auguste Renoir

La Grenouillère

Pierre-Auguste Renoir, 1869
La Grenouillère, Claude Monet

La Grenouillère

Claude Monet, 1869
La Grenouillère, Pierre-Auguste Renoir

La Grenouillère

Pierre-Auguste Renoir, 1869
Mixed Flowers in an Earthenware Pot, Pierre-Auguste Renoir

Mixed Flowers in an Earthenware Pot

Pierre-Auguste Renoir, 1869
Study of a Seated Woman, Edgar Degas

Study of a Seated Woman

Edgar Degas, 1868-1869
The Magpie, Claude Monet

The Magpie

Claude Monet, 1868-1869
Bay of Uri, Brunnen, John Singer Sargent

Bay of Uri, Brunnen

John Singer Sargent, 1870
Odalisque, Pierre-Auguste Renoir


Pierre-Auguste Renoir, 1870
Early Snow at Louveciennes, Alfred Sisley

Early Snow at Louveciennes

Alfred Sisley, 1870-1871
Louveciennes, Route de Saint-Germain, Camille Pissarro

Louveciennes, Route de Saint-Germain

Camille Pissarro, 1871
Portrait of Mlle. Hortense Valpinçon, Edgar Degas

Portrait of Mlle. Hortense Valpinçon

Edgar Degas, 1871
Route de Versailles, Rocquencourt, Camille Pissarro

Route de Versailles, Rocquencourt

Camille Pissarro, 1871
Edma with her Daughter Jeanne, Berthe Morisot

Edma with her Daughter Jeanne

Berthe Morisot, 1872
Impression Sunrise, Claude Monet

Impression Sunrise

Claude Monet, 1872
Madame Monet Reading Le Figaro, Pierre-Auguste Renoir

Madame Monet Reading Le Figaro

Pierre-Auguste Renoir, 1872
Petites Maraudeuses (Little Thieves), William-Adolphe Bouguereau

Petites Maraudeuses (Little Thieves)

William-Adolphe Bouguereau, 1872
Port-Marly, White Frost, Alfred Sisley

Port-Marly, White Frost

Alfred Sisley, 1872
Still Life with Apples and Pears, Camille Pissarro

Still Life with Apples and Pears

Camille Pissarro, 1872
Still Life with Apples and Pitcher, Camille Pissarro

Still Life with Apples and Pitcher

Camille Pissarro, 1872
The Bridge at Villeneuve-la-Garenne, Alfred Sisley

The Bridge at Villeneuve-la-Garenne

Alfred Sisley, 1872
Hide and Seek (Cache-Cache), Berthe Morisot

Hide and Seek (Cache-Cache)

Berthe Morisot, 1873
Self-portrait, Camille Pissarro


Camille Pissarro, 1873
Boating, Édouard Manet


Édouard Manet, 1874
Fog, Voisins, Alfred Sisley

Fog, Voisins

Alfred Sisley, 1874
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Meiji Art, Industrial Revolution

Meiji Art

The end of feudalism begins with the search for knowledge


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