Impressionism

"I Dream of painting then i paint my dream" Vincent Van Gogh

Dates

1872-1892

Impressionism started developing in the 1860's , It also can be considered as the first distinctly modern movement in painting its influence spread throughout Europe and eventually the united states many impressionists aimed to capture the momentary, sensory effect of a scene

Main people/Locations

Vincent Van Gogh

Claude Monet

Edgar Degas

Began in France with a small group of Parisian artist and eventually spread to the United States

Examples of Art

FACTS ABOUT THE MOVEMENT

The first Kentucky derby was held in this time period

the first practical telephone

the second afghan war