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Famous Impressionists

With “The Birth of Impressionism” being such a big exhibition earlier this year at the de Young museum in San Francisco and now at the Frist Center in Nashville, it seemed fitting to discuss some of the most famous Impressionists.  Of course to start, there is Claude Monet painter of Impression, Sunrise – the work from which the movement Impressionism got its name.  Monet later went on to create such famous masterpieces as those in his Water Lilies series and The Japanese Bridge.  Paul Cezanne, Alfred Sisley, Berthe Morisot and Camille Pissarro were also among those considered the original Impressionists.  Mary Cassatt, known mainly for her paintings of mothers and …..

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