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By Maria and Godfrey Blunden

Impressionism is a 19th-century artwork stream that originated with a gaggle of Paris-based artists. Their self sustaining exhibitions introduced them to prominence in the course of the 1870s and Eighties, even with harsh competition from the normal artwork neighborhood in France. The identify of the fashion derives from the identify of a Claude Monet paintings, impact, soleil levant (Impression, Sunrise), which provoked the critic Louis Leroy to coin the time period in a satirical evaluate released within the Parisian newspaper Le Charivari.

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