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Post-Impressionism

Beyond nature, toward emotional simplicity.

18861905

Beyond nature, toward emotional simplicity.

Portrait of a Man

Portrait of a Man

John Singer Sargent1868
Rocks in the Forest

Rocks in the Forest

Paul Cézanne1865-1868
Bathers

Bathers

Paul Cézanne1870
Nocturne in Black and Gold: The Falling Rocket

Nocturne in Black and Gold: The Falling Rocket

James McNeill Whistler1875
Nocturne in Blue and Gold: Old Battersea Bridge

Nocturne in Blue and Gold: Old Battersea Bridge

James McNeill Whistler1872-1875
Bathers

Bathers

Paul Cézanne1875
Nocturne

Nocturne

James McNeill Whistler1870-1877
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
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
Beach at Scheveningen

Beach at Scheveningen

Vincent Van Gogh1882
Bathers at Asnières

Bathers at Asnières

Georges Seurat1884
A Carnival Evening

A Carnival Evening

Henri Rousseau1885
The Gulf of Marseilles Seen from L'Estaque

The Gulf of Marseilles Seen from L'Estaque

Paul Cézanne1885
Mont Sainte–Victoire and the Viaduct of the Arc River Valley

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

Paul Cézanne1885
Portrait of Madame Cezanne

Portrait of Madame Cezanne

Paul Cézanne1885
A Sunday on La Grande Jatte

A Sunday on La Grande Jatte

Georges Seurat1884-1886
Portrait of Vincent van Gogh

Portrait of Vincent van Gogh

Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec1887
Self-Portrait 1887

Self-Portrait 1887

Vincent Van Gogh1887
Outskirts of Paris near Montmartre

Outskirts of Paris near Montmartre

Vincent Van Gogh1887
The Red Vineyard

The Red Vineyard

Vincent Van Gogh1888
Sunflowers

Sunflowers

Vincent Van Gogh1888
Portrait of Joseph-Michel Ginoux

Portrait of Joseph-Michel Ginoux

Vincent Van Gogh1888
Portrait of Millet Second Lieutenant of the Zouaves

Portrait of Millet Second Lieutenant of the Zouaves

Vincent Van Gogh1888
Portrait of the Postman Joseph Roulin

Portrait of the Postman Joseph Roulin

Vincent Van Gogh1888
Self-portrait as an Artist

Self-portrait as an Artist

Vincent Van Gogh1888
Portrait of Eugène Boch

Portrait of Eugène Boch

Vincent Van Gogh1888
Portrait of Armand Roulin

Portrait of Armand Roulin

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
Self-Portrait Dedicated to Paul Gauguin

Self-Portrait Dedicated to Paul Gauguin

Vincent Van Gogh1888
Orchard with Arles in the Background

Orchard with Arles in the Background

Vincent Van Gogh1888
Self-portrait 1889

Self-portrait 1889

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
Self-Portrait With Bandaged Ear

Self-Portrait With Bandaged Ear

Vincent Van Gogh1889
Portrait of Doctor Felix Rey

Portrait of Doctor Felix Rey

Vincent Van Gogh1889
Two Girls on a Lawn

Two Girls on a Lawn

John Singer Sargent1889
Portrait of Joseph Roulin

Portrait of Joseph Roulin

Vincent Van Gogh1889
Portrait of Trabuc - Attendant at Saint Paul Hospital

Portrait of Trabuc - Attendant at Saint Paul Hospital

Vincent Van Gogh1889
Flowering Bushes in the Asylum Garden

Flowering Bushes in the Asylum Garden

Vincent Van Gogh1889
The Starry Night

The Starry Night

Vincent Van Gogh1889
Woman in front of a Still Life by Cézanne

Woman in front of a Still Life by Cézanne

Paul Gauguin1890
The Church at Auvers

The Church at Auvers

Vincent Van Gogh1890
Portrait of Dr. Gachet

Portrait of Dr. Gachet

Vincent Van Gogh1890
Vincent Van GoghPortrait of Vincent Van Gogh

Vincent Van Gogh

Eloquent writer forges new path in painting

1853-1890
Wheatfield with Crows

Wheatfield with Crows

Vincent Van Gogh1890
Girl in White

Girl in White

Vincent Van Gogh1890
Still Life with Apples and a Pot of Primroses

Still Life with Apples and a Pot of Primroses

Paul Cézanne1890
Chahut

Chahut

Georges Seurat1889-1890
Almond Blossom

Almond Blossom

Vincent Van Gogh1890
Boy in a Red Waistcoat

Boy in a Red Waistcoat

Paul Cézanne1888-1890

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
Myself: Portrait – Landscape

Myself: Portrait – Landscape

Henri Rousseau1890
At The Moulin Rouge, The Dance

At The Moulin Rouge, The Dance

Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec1890
Sun over Walled Wheat Field

Sun over Walled Wheat Field

Vincent Van Gogh1890
The Channel at Gravelines, Evening

The Channel at Gravelines, Evening

Georges Seurat1890
Portrait of Pierre Loti

Portrait of Pierre Loti

Henri Rousseau1891
Georges SeuratPortrait of Georges Seurat

Georges Seurat

A super-craftsman uses color to manipulate our emotions.

1859-1891
The Circus

The Circus

Georges Seurat1890-1891
The Englishman at the Moulin Rouge

The Englishman at the Moulin Rouge

Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec1892
Still Life with Apples and Pears

Still Life with Apples and Pears

Paul Cézanne1891-1892
When will you marry?

When will you marry?

Paul Gauguin1892
The Siesta

The Siesta

Paul Gauguin1892-1894
Young Christian Girl

Young Christian Girl

Paul Gauguin1894
Portrait of a Woman

Portrait of a Woman

Henri Rousseau1895
Portrait of a Woman

Portrait of a Woman

Henri Rousseau1895
At the Moulin Rouge

At the Moulin Rouge

Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec1892-1895
Still Life with Teapot and Fruit

Still Life with Teapot and Fruit

Paul Gauguin1896
Lac d'Annecy

Lac d'Annecy

Paul Cézanne1896-1896
Portrait of Leon-Paul Fargue

Portrait of Leon-Paul Fargue

Henri Rousseau1896
Elles (portfolio cover)

Elles (portfolio cover)

Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec1896
The Sleeping Gypsy

The Sleeping Gypsy

Henri Rousseau1897
Boy on the Rocks

Boy on the Rocks

Henri Rousseau1895-1897
Mont Sainte-Victoire Seen from the Bibemus Quarry

Mont Sainte-Victoire Seen from the Bibemus Quarry

Paul Cézanne1897
Reo Tahiti (Vairaumati)

Reo Tahiti (Vairaumati)

Paul Gauguin1897
Nevermore (O Taiti)

Nevermore (O Taiti)

Paul Gauguin1897
Village Church

Village Church

Piet Mondrian1898
Henri de Toulouse-LautrecPortrait of Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec

Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec

Too many prostitutes and too much absinth

1864-1901
James McNeill WhistlerPortrait of James McNeill Whistler

James McNeill Whistler

A lesson in making enemies

1834-1903
Paul GauguinPortrait of Paul Gauguin

Paul Gauguin

In search of a lost paradise

1848-1903
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
Paysage aux Deux Cypres

Paysage aux Deux Cypres

Jean Metzinger1904-1905
Portrait of a Man

Portrait of a Man

Henri Rousseau1905
Bathers Two Nudes in an Exotic Landscape

Bathers Two Nudes in an Exotic Landscape

Jean Metzinger1905
Still Life with Flower Holder

Still Life with Flower Holder

Paul Cézanne1905
Nu Dans un Paysage

Nu Dans un Paysage

Jean Metzinger1905-1906
Paul CézannePortrait of Paul Cézanne

Paul Cézanne

A lifelong struggle to capture the intensity of life

1839-1906
Representatives of Foreign Powers

Representatives of Foreign Powers

Henri Rousseau1907
The Snake Charmer

The Snake Charmer

Henri Rousseau1907
Harvesting

Harvesting

Natalia Goncharova1907
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
Fishing

Fishing

Natalia Goncharova1909
The Red Tree

The Red Tree

Piet Mondrian1908-1910
Henri RousseauPortrait of Henri Rousseau

Henri Rousseau

Painting dreams with a child's brush

1844-1910
Roger et Angelica

Roger et Angelica

Odilon Redon1910
The Red Jacket

The Red Jacket

Romaine Brooks1910
War Canoe, Alert Bay

War Canoe, Alert Bay

Emily Carr1912
The Blue Ship

The Blue Ship

Sigrid Hjertén1912
Totem Poles, Kitseukla

Totem Poles, Kitseukla

Emily Carr1912
Indian Totem pole, Yan, Queen Charlotte Islands

Indian Totem pole, Yan, Queen Charlotte Islands

Emily Carr1912
Indian Totem pole, Hazelton, Skeena River, BC

Indian Totem pole, Hazelton, Skeena River, BC

Emily Carr1912
Martigues

Martigues

André Derain1913
Tanoo, Queen Charlotte Island

Tanoo, Queen Charlotte Island

Emily Carr1913
Portrait of Madam Matisse

Portrait of Madam Matisse

Henri Matisse1913
The Launch of the Net

The Launch of the Net

Suzanne Valadon1914
At The Seaside — Self-portrait

At The Seaside — Self-portrait

Romaine Brooks1914
Meditation — Portrait of Laurette

Meditation — Portrait of Laurette

Henri Matisse1916-1917
Two Nudes, Double Self-portrait

Two Nudes, Double Self-portrait

Élisabeth Chaplin1918
In the Garden

In the Garden

Sigrid Hjertén1920
Le Muillard

Le Muillard

Élisabeth Chaplin1920
The Abandoned Doll

The Abandoned Doll

Suzanne Valadon1921
The Blue Room

The Blue Room

Suzanne Valadon1923
Gypsy from Figueres

Gypsy from Figueres

Salvador Dalí1923
Women In White Stockings

Women In White Stockings

Suzanne Valadon1924
Woman, Two Men and Children

Woman, Two Men and Children

Albert Gleizes1924
Reclining Nude

Reclining Nude

Suzanne Valadon1928
Indian Church

Indian Church

Emily Carr1929
Blunden Harbour

Blunden Harbour

Emily Carr1928-1930
Vanquished

Vanquished

Emily Carr1930
Totem and Forest

Totem and Forest

Emily Carr1931
Big Raven

Big Raven

Emily Carr1931
Red Cedar

Red Cedar

Emily Carr1931
Tree Trunk

Tree Trunk

Emily Carr1931
Old Timer

Old Timer

Emily Carr1931-1932
Forest, British Columbia

Forest, British Columbia

Emily Carr1931-1932
Self-Portrait as a Tahitian

Self-Portrait as a Tahitian

Amrita Sher-Gil1934
In the Forest, BC

In the Forest, BC

Emily Carr1935
Group of Three Girls

Group of Three Girls

Amrita Sher-Gil1935
Two Women

Two Women

Amrita Sher-Gil1936
Blue Sky

Blue Sky

Emily Carr1936
Red Verandah

Red Verandah

Amrita Sher-Gil1938
Suzanne ValadonPortrait of Suzanne Valadon

Suzanne Valadon

Provocative model becomes a transgressive artist

1865-1938
Odds and Ends

Odds and Ends

Emily Carr1939
Happiness

Happiness

Emily Carr1939
Wind in the Tree Tops

Wind in the Tree Tops

Emily Carr1936-1939
The Merry Cemetery

The Merry Cemetery

Amrita Sher-Gil1939
Amrita Sher-GilPortrait of Amrita Sher-Gil

Amrita Sher-Gil

A woman brings Indian tradition into modernism

1913-1941
The Leaf of the Artichoke is an Owl

The Leaf of the Artichoke is an Owl

Arshile Gorky1944
Emily CarrPortrait of Emily Carr

Emily Carr

Hard-smoking woman documents Canada's native people

1871-1945
Ásgrímur JónssonPortrait of Ásgrímur Jónsson

Ásgrímur Jónsson

Grand Knight of the Icelandic Order of the Falcon

1876-1958
Pablo Picasso

Pablo Picasso

The man who ate the world's art

1881-1973
Élisabeth ChaplinPortrait of Élisabeth Chaplin

Élisabeth Chaplin

A life's worth of paintings dedicated to Florence

1890-1982

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