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Post-Impressionism

[pohst-im-presh-uh-niz-uh m] /ˌpoʊst ɪmˈprɛʃ əˌnɪz əm/
noun
1.
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
1905-1910
1905-10; post- + Impressionism
Related forms
Post-Impressionist, adjective, noun
Post-Impressionistic, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for postimpressionism

postimpressionism

/ˌpəʊstɪmˈprɛʃəˌnɪzəm/
noun
1.
a movement in painting in France at the end of the 19th century, begun by Cézanne and exemplified by Gauguin, Van Gogh, and Matisse, which rejected the naturalism and momentary effects of impressionism but adapted its use of pure colour to paint subjects with greater subjective emotion
Derived Forms
postimpressionist, noun, adjective
postimpressionistic, adjective
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Word Origin and History for postimpressionism

post-impressionism

n.

1910, from post- + impressionism.

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