Post-Impressionism

Post-Impressionism

[pohst-im-presh-uh-niz-uhm]
noun
a varied development of Impressionism by a group of painters chiefly between 1880 and 1900 stressing formal structure, as with Cézanne and Seurat, or the expressive possibilities of form and color, as with Van Gogh and Gauguin.
Also, post-impressionism.


Origin:
1905–10; post- + Impressionism

Post-Impressionist, adjective, noun
Post-Impressionistic, adjective
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post-impressionism
1910, from post- + impressionism (see impressionist).
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