Impressionism

L'absinthe

* Artist: Edgar Degas
* Medium: oil on canvas
* Year: 1876
 
 

Château Noir

* Artist: Paul Cézanne
* Medium: oil on canvas
* Year: 1900–04
 
 

Turning Road at Montgeroult

* Artist: Paul Cézanne
* Medium: oil on canvas
* Year: 1899
 
 

Le Vase Paillé

* Artist: Paul Cézanne
* Medium: oil on canvas
* Year: 1895
 
 

This still life depicts a ginger jar with fruit.

Un Coin de Table

* Artist: Paul Cézanne
* Medium: oil on canvas
* Year: 1895–1900
 
 

This still life depicts a table, napkin, and fruit.

Seated Peasant

* Artist: Paul Cézanne
* Medium: oil on canvas
* Year: 1895–1900
 
 

Woman with a Parasol

* Artist: Claude Monet
* Medium: oil on canvas
* Year: 1875
 
 

Woman with a Parasol depicts Camille Monet and her son, Jean. It embodies the impressionist concept of the ‘glance’ — a snapshot in time; in this case, a stroll on a sunny day (source).

Houses of Parliament, London, Sun Breaking Through the Fog

* Artist: Claude Monet
* Medium: Oil on canvas
* Year: 1904
 
 

This work may be contrasted with the austere palette and rather duller tones of The Thames Below Westminster, painted some 30 years previously.

Le Moulin de la Galette

* Artist: Pierre-Auguste Renoir
* Medium: oil on canvas
* Year: 1876
 
 

This painting depicts a happy scene in the Moulin de la Galette, a square in Montmartre, Paris, on a Sunday afternoon. Some commentators have observed that the girl in the striped dress (middle foreground) is Estelle, a sister of one of Renoir’s models. Other figures from the artist’s life are also evident in this painting: at the right-most table, for example, sit several of Renoir’s friends. One of them, Georges Rivière, described the Moulin de la Galette as ‘a page of history, a precious monument of Parisian life depicted with rigorous exactness.  Read more »

La Loge (The Theater Box)

* Artist: Pierre-Auguste Renoir
* Medium: oil on canvas
* Year: 1874
 
 
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