Impressionist in History

Historical Events


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1874-04-15 First 'Impressionist' exhibition opens in Paris, features Claude Monet, Edgar Degas, Pierre Auguste Renoir, Camille Pissarro and Berthe Morisot

Impressionist Painter Claude Monet
Impressionist Painter
Claude Monet
Painter Camille Pissarro
Painter
Camille Pissarro
Painter & Sculptor Pierre Auguste Renoir
Painter & Sculptor
Pierre Auguste Renoir

Famous Birthdays


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1832-01-23 Edouard Manet, French impressionist painter (Olympia, The Luncheon on the Grass), born in Paris, France (d. 1883)

Impressionist painter Edouard Manet
Impressionist painter
Edouard Manet
  • 1834-07-19 Edgar Degas, French impressionist painter, sculptor and artist

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1839-01-19 Paul Cézanne, French artist and Post-Impressionist painter (The Basket of Apples), born in Aix-en-Provence, France (d. 1906)

French Painter Paul Cézanne
French Painter
Paul Cézanne
  • 1839-10-30 Alfred Sisley, French impressionist painter

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1840-11-14 Claude Monet, impressionist (Water Lilies), born in Paris, France (d. 1926)

Impressionist Painter Claude Monet
Impressionist Painter
Claude Monet

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1841-02-25 Pierre Auguste Renoir, French Impressionist painter and sculptor (Bal du moulin de la Galette, Luncheon of the Boating Party), born in Limoges, France (d. 1919)

Painter & Sculptor Pierre Auguste Renoir
Painter & Sculptor
Pierre Auguste Renoir
  • 1844-05-21 Henri Rousseau, French post-impressionist painter (The Dream, The Hungry Lion Throws Itself on the Antelope), born in Laval, France (d. 1910)
  • 1844-05-22 Mary Cassatt, American Impressionist painter (Woman Bathing)
  • 1847-07-20 Max Liebermann, German impressionist painter

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1848-06-07 Paul Gauguin, [Eugene Henri], French post-impressionist painter who worked in French Polynesia, born in Paris (d. 1903)

Painter and Sculptor Paul Gauguin
Painter and Sculptor
Paul Gauguin
  • 1857-09-12 George H. Breitner, Dutch impressionist painter, born in Rotterdam, Netherlands (d. 1923)

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1859-12-02 Georges Seurat, French post-impressionist painter (A Sunday Afternoon on the Island of Grande Jatte), born in Paris, France (d. 1891)

Post-Impressionist Painter Georges Seurat
Post-Impressionist Painter
Georges Seurat

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1869-12-31 Henri Matisse, French impressionist painter (Odalisque), born in Le Cateau-Cambresis, France (d. 1954)

Impressionist Painter Henri Matisse
Impressionist Painter
Henri Matisse
  • 1877-08-04 Dame Laura Knight, English impressionist artist, born in Long Eaton, Derbyshire, England (d. 1970)
  • 1915-05-10 Bert van Dongen, [Abraham J. Cohen], singer, impressionist and actor
  • 1938-11-26 Rich Little, Ottawa Canada, impressionist/actor (Love on a Rooftop)
  • 1942-10-06 Fred Travalena, American comedian/impressionist (Buy & Cell), born in NYC, New York
  • 1944-05-28 Faith Brown, British actress and impressionist
  • 1957-06-12 Jim Morris, impressionist/comedian (Ronald Reagan, George H. W. Bush)
  • 1961-04-06 Rory Bremner, impressionist
  • 1968-06-02 Jon Culshaw, British comedian and impressionist
  • 1970-02-15 Craig Gass, American impressionist and comedian

Famous Weddings


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1870-03-28 Impressionist Painter Claude Monet (29) weds model Camille Doncieux in Paris

Impressionist Painter Claude Monet
Impressionist Painter
Claude Monet

HeartWedding of Interest

1871-06-14 Impressionist painter Camille Pissarro (40) weds Julie Vellay in London

  • 1892-07-16 Impressionist Painter Claude Monet (51) weds longtime companion Alice Hoschedé
  • 1994-10-29 Impressionist Rich Little (55) weds comedian Jeannette Markey (28) at the MGM Grand Hotel in Las Vegas

Famous Deaths


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1883-04-30 Édouard Manet, French impressionist painter (Olympia, The Luncheon on the Grass) dies at 51

Impressionist painter Edouard Manet
Impressionist painter
Edouard Manet

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1891-03-29 Georges Seurat, French post-impressionist painter (Pointillism), dies at 31

Post-Impressionist Painter Georges Seurat
Post-Impressionist Painter
Georges Seurat

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1903-11-13 Camille Pissarro, Danish Antillean and French Impressionist painter, dies at 73

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1906-10-22 Paul Cézanne, French artist and Post-Impressionist painter (The Basket of Apples), dies of pneumonia at 67

French Painter Paul Cézanne
French Painter
Paul Cézanne
  • 1910-09-02 Henri Rousseau, French post-impressionist painter (The Dream, The Hungry Lion Throws Itself on the Antelope), dies of a blood clot at 66
  • 1917-09-27 Edgar H G Degas, French impressionist artist (ballerina), dies at 83
  • 1923-06-05 George H. Breitner, Dutch impressionist painter, dies at 65
  • 1926-06-14 Mary Cassatt, American Impressionist artist (b. 1844)

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1926-12-05 Claude Monet, French impressionist, dies at 86

Impressionist Painter Claude Monet
Impressionist Painter
Claude Monet
  • 1926-12-06 Claude [Oscar] Monet, French painter (impressionist), dies at 86
  • 1935-02-08 Max Liebermann, Ger impressionist painter/graphic artist, dies at 87
  • 1943-05-25 Nils von Dardel, Swedish post-impressionist painter (b. 1888)
  • 1970-07-07 Dame Laura Knight, English impressionist artist, dies at 92
  • 1995-09-30 George Kirby, comedian/impressionist (Pearl Bailey), dies at 71
  • 2009-06-28 Fred Travalena, American comedian and impressionist (b. 1942)