Post-Impressionist

A movement of Western art that existed from the late nineteenth century through the early twentieth century. The term was coined by art critics Roger Fry, Clive Bell and others to refer to art that chronologically followed the Impressionist movement but was distinct from Neo-Impressionism. It is characterized by widely differing, highly personal artistic styles.

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Refers to a movement of Western art that existed from the late nineteenth century through the early twentieth century. The term was coined by art critics Roger Fry, Clive Bell and others to refer to art that chronologically followed the Impressionist movement but was distinct from Neo-Impressionism. It is characterized by widely differing, highly personal artistic styles.

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Bibliography

  1. 1.  The Getty Art & Architecture Thesaurus, 300021508. The J. Paul Getty Trust.
  2. 2.  Impressionism and Post-Impressionism. Oxford Art Online.