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Art The Impressionists

Art The Impressionists

1839Paul Cézanne is born in Aix en Provence.

1830 Camille Pissarro is born in St. Thomas, West Indies.
1832 Edouard Manet is born in Paris.
1834 Edgar Degas is born to a rich banker and Creole mother.
1839 Paul Cézanne is born in Aix-en-Provence and Alfred Sisley is born in Paris.
1840 Claude Monet is born in Paris.
1841 Berthe Morisot is born, Pierre-Auguste Renoir is born in Limoges and Armand Guillaumin is born in Paris.
1848 Paul Gauguin is born in Paris.
1853 Vincent van Gogh is born in a small village near Antwerp.

1840

Claude Monet is born in Paris.

1841

Berthe Morisot is born in Bourges.
Pierre-Auguste Renoir is born in Limoges.

1853

Vincent van Gogh is born in Groot Zundert, a Dutch village near the Belgian border.

1859

Georges Seurat is born in Paris.

1862

In Paris, Cézanne fails the Ecole des Beaux-Arts entrance exam.

Manet comes into an inheritance; he paints La Musique aux Tuileries and meets Degas, who is beginning to paint race scenes at Longchamp. In Paris Cézanne fails the Ecole des Beaux-Arts entrance exam. Monet is working in Le Havre.
1863 Manet exhibits at Martinet’s gallery in Paris. Cézanne studies at the Académie Suisse in Paris; Monet works in the forest of Fontainebleau, and Morisot works at Pontoise. On Jan.15 the Salon des Refusés opens, a special exhibition of works refused by the Salon of 1863. It contains works by Manet, Cézanne, Pissarro, Guillaumin, and James A. M. Whistler.
1865 Manet’s second exhibition at Martinet’s is well received, but Olympia at the Salon arouses a storm. Pissarro, Renoir and Morisot are well received at the Salon. Monet shares a studio with Frédéric Bazille.
1869 Café Guerbois becomes the favorite center of the Impressionists. Monet becomes a regular at the café. Pissarro works at Bougival with Renoir, who has one work accepted by the Salon.
1873 Manet’s Bon Bock is well received at the Salon, and he meets Stéphane Mallarmé, a passionate literary proponent of Impressionism. One of Degas’ pastels is bought by the American Mrs. Havemeyer. Pissarro’s pictures fetch fairly high prices at auction. Monet, now working in Argenteuil, takes up the plan first suggested in 1867 for a group Impressionist exhibition. Renoir enters art dealer Paul Durand-Ruel’s stable, meets Guillaumin, and has a considerable success at the Exposition des Refusés.
1863

Salon des Refusés opens Jan. 15, exhibiting works refused by the Paris Salon.

Manet’s Déjeuner sur l’herbe creates a scandal at the Salon des Refusés.

Manet paints Olympia with Victorine Meurent as model.

1865

Manet’s Olympia exhibited at the Paris Salon is greeted by jeers and derision.

1868

Manet paints Lunch in the Studio, of his son Léon and maid.

1869

Renoir paints La Grenouillère at Chatou, a locale referred to in “Girl with a Watering Can.”

Monet paints La Grenouillère alongside Renoir.

1870

Franco-Prussian War interrupts Impressionist exhibitions.

Manet paints Repose, a portrait of Berthe Morisot holding a fan.

Monet paints Camille on the Beach at Trouville.

Claude Monet marries Camille Doncieux, his mistress and mother of his son.

1872

Manet paints Berthe Morisot.

1872-73

Monet paints Impression: Sunrise giving the new movement its name. Art critic Louis Leroy first uses the term “Impressionism” derisively in a review.

1873

Monet paints Camille in Field of Poppies, Argenteuil.

1874

The first Impressionist exhibition is held in Paris. Monet, Morisot, and Renoir exhibit.

1876

Renoir paints Ball at the Moulin de la Galette.

Renoir paints Girl with a Watering Can and The Swing.

The second Impressionist exhibition is held in Paris with 20 participants.

Monet paints Pond at Montgeron with Alice Hoschedé fishing, and The Hunt at Rottembourg.

1877 The third Impressionist exhibition is held in Paris with 18 participants. Cézanne joins.

1878

Manet paints Plum Brandy at the café Nouvelle-Athènes.

Camille Monet gives birth to a son, Michel, in March, and becomes ill.

1879

The fourth Impressionist exhibition is held in Paris with 15 participants.

Morisot paints Eté, (Summer), two women in a rowing boat.

Renoir paints Oarsmen at Chatou

Camille Monet dies in September.

1880

The fifth Impressionist exhibition is held in Paris with 18 participants.

Morisot paints two versions of the wet nurse with baby Julie.

1881

The sixth Impressionist exhibition is held in Paris with 13 participants.

Manet becomes seriously ill.

Manet paints Suzon in Bar at the Folies-Bergère.

1882

Manet is awarded the star of Chevalier of Legion of Honor.

The seventh Impressionist exhibition is held in Paris with 9 participants

1882 Seventh exhibition in Paris; nine participants. Manet shows Le Bar aux Folies-Bergère at the Salon.
1883

Manet dies, April 30

1883 Manet dies on April 30. Durand-Ruel arranges a series of one-man exhibitions in his new gallery: Monet in March, Renoir in April, Pissarro in May, Sisley in June.

Monet in March, Renoir in April, Pissarro in May, Sisley in June.

1884

Suzanne Manet auctions Manet’s paintings.

1885

Cézanne begins to paint Mont Sainte-Victoire near Aix-en-Provence.

Van Gogh paints The Potato Eaters, his first major painting, in Nuenen, The Netherlands.

1884-86

Seurat paints A Sunday Afternoon on the Island of La Grande Jatte.

1886

The eighth and last Impressionist exhibition, after which the group disperses.

1886 Final exhibition in Paris; 17 participants. Durand-Ruel has successful American exhibition.
1890 Vincent van Gogh dies at Auvers-sur-Oise.
1895 Berthe Morisot dies.
1899 Alfred Sisley dies.
1903 Paul Gauguin dies at Atuana, Marquesas Islands.
1906 Paul Cézanne dies.
1917 Edgar Degas dies.
1919 Pierre-Auguste Renoir dies.
1926 Claude Monet dies at Giverny.
1888

Van Gogh paints the postman Joseph Roulin, two Portrait[s] of Armand Roulin, Café Terrace on the Place du Forum, The Yellow House, Gauguin’s Chair, Madame Roulin, Still Life with Sunflowers, The Starry Night

1890

Van Gogh dies at Auvers-sur-Oise at 37 years.

Monet acquires the house in Giverny and begins digging a pond.

1891

Berthe Morisot dies at 54; George Seurat dies at 32.

1892

Alice Hoschedé marries Claude Monet, July, after the death of Ernest Hoschedé.

1893

Monet buys meadow to make a water garden at Giverny, plans a Japanese footbridge.

1895

Monet first uses Japanese bridge as a painting subject.

1900

Cézanne dies at 67 years.

1901

Monet enlarges the water garden.

1907-8

Monet burns thirty canvases.

1910

Monet’s water garden is devastated by flooding on the Seine and Epte.

1919

Renoir dies at 78 years.

1922

Monet begins the large Nymphèas series now in l’Orangerie, Paris.

1926

Claude Monet dies at Giverny at 86 years.

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