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Impressionist

The Impressionists, whose moniker originated in a now forgotten critic’s derogatory review, rose to prominence in the 1870’s and 80’s. Utilizing small, visible brush strokes to depict changing light and movement, the core group of “founders”, such as Monet, Renoir, Pissarro, Cezanne, and Sisley propelled painting forward, and paved the way to the doorstep of modernism.

Ruth Anderson oil painting entitled "Fish Market, Bruges"

Ruth Anderson
Fish Market, Bruges
Oil on wood panel, 10 5/8" x 8 1/4"

Johann Berthelsen painting "Bridge Nocturne".

Johann Berthelsen
Bridge Nocturne (c.1945)
Oil on canvas, 22" x 28"

John Leslie Breck painting entitled "New England Village".

John Leslie Breck
New England Village
Oil on canvas, 16" x 12 1/2"

John Costigan oil painting entitled "Mother and Child".

John Costigan
Mother and Child (c.1925)
Oil on canvas, 40" x 34"

Charles Courtney Curran oil painting entitled "On the Shore of Lake Erie".

Charles Courtney Curran
On the Shore of Lake Erie (1906)
Oil on canvas mounted on masonite, 22" x 18"

William Wallace Gilchrist Jr. oil painting entitled "Girl with Doll".

William Wallace Gilchrist Jr.
Girl with Doll (1905)
Oil on wood panel, 15" x 10"

Wilson Henry Irvine painting entitled "The Picnic, Monhegan".

Wilson Henry Irvine
The Picnic, Monhegan (c.1920)
Oil on canvas, 24" x 27"

Oil painting by Richard E. Miller entitled "Mother and Child".

Richard E. Miller
Mother and Child (1909-1911)
Oil on canvas, 28" x 23 1/4"

Pauline Palmer painting entitled "The Clipper, Provincetown".

Pauline Palmer
The Clipper, Provincetown (c.1930)
Oil on canvas, 20" x 24"

Jane Peterson oil painting entitled "A Busy Corner - Tunis".

Jane Peterson
A Busy Corner Tunis (c.1910)
Oil on canvas, 24" x 18"

Edward Henry Potthast painting entitled "Surf at Low Tide".

Edward Henry Potthast
Surf at Low Tide (c.1915)
Oil on canvas, 24" x 30"

Vaclav Vytlacil oil painting of a fall landscape.

Vaclav Vytlacil
Fall Landscape (1915)
Oil on panel, 12 1/2" x 14 1/2"

Guy C. Wiggins oil painting entitled "Southeaster - Rockport, MA".

Guy C. Wiggins
Southeaster – Rockport MA (c.1910)
Oil on canvas, 20" x 24"

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