Parisian Impressionism

The Royal Academy of Arts is showcasing artwork from the French 19th-century mainly emphasizing the Impressionism art movement.

The exhibition, From Paris: A Taste of Impressionism is displaying 70 works that illustrate a range of subjects and diversity revealing particular stylistic approaches for French art.

Édouard Manet, 'Moss Roses in a Vase', 1882.
Édouard Manet, ‘Moss Roses in a Vase’, 1882. Oil on canvas, 55.9 x 34.6 cm. © Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute, Williamstown, Massachusetts, USA, 1955.556.

The masterpieces are mostly landscapes and cityscapes, marine aerial views, genre or subject paintings with everyday life scenes, nude paintings where you can see the beauty of the person involved, still life canvas with a striking presence, portraits and self portraits of artists to depict their sense of style and character.

The works include artists during the Impressionist period such as Manet, Monet, Pissarro, Morisot, Renoir and more . Then there are works by pre-Impressionist artists such as Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot, Théodore Rousseau, J-F. Millet and academic painters: Jean-Léon Gérôme and William-Adolphe Bouguereau.

The Royal Academy of Arts is art institution conveniently located in Burlington House on Piccadilly providing visual art for the enjoyment of art lovers. Admission: £10. The closest tube is Green Park on the Jubilee Line.

One thought on “Parisian Impressionism

  1. nice post, they say that the impressionist moment real broke the mold with turn of the century art. Paris in particular, kind of a second wave of the enlightenment.

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