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List of famous American Impressionism artists, with images, bios, and information about their notable works. All the greatest artists associated with the American Impressionism movement are included here, along with clickable names for more details on that particular painter or sculptor. These notable American Impressionism period artists are organized alphabetically, but you may sort this information by clicking any column. Every well-known or influential figure in this movement is listed below. You're able to copy this factual list to build your own just like it, re-rank it to fit your opinions, then publish it to share it on Facebook, Twitter or any other social networks you use regularly. Victor Matson and Christian von Schneidau are included on this list. (51 items)
Mary Cassatt is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous American Impressionism Artists
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Toward the end of the 1800s, Cassatt purchased paintings from young impressionists and encouraged others of wealth to do so in order to support the movement. ...more

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Artworks: Self-portrait, Young Woman Sewing in a Garden, The Boating Party, After the Bullfight, Five o'clock Tea, + more

Birthplace: Allegheny, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States of America

Associated periods or movements: American Impressionism, Impressionism

Nationality: United States of America

Art Forms: Painting

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John Ottis Adams is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous American Impressionism Artists
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J. Ottis Adams was an American impressionist painter and member of the Hoosier Group of Indiana painters. He spent his youth in Franklin, Shelbyville, and Martinsville, Indiana and attended Wabash College for two years. He studied art at the South Kensington School of Art in London for two years. He ...more

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Artworks: Blue and Gold, An August Sunset, Hanging Moss, St. Petersburg, Gleaners at Rest, + more

Birthplace: Indiana, United States of America

Associated periods or movements: American Impressionism

Nationality: United States of America

Art Forms: Painting


Edmund William Greacen was an American Impressionist painter. His active career extended from 1905 to 1935, during which he created many colorful works in oil on canvas and board. One of his works, a reproduction of which is at the Smithsonian Institution, was awarded the Salmagundi Club's Samuel T. ...more

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Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America

Associated periods or movements: American Impressionism, Impressionism

Nationality: United States of America

Art Forms: Painting

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William Merritt Chase is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous American Impressionism Artists
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William Merritt Chase was an American painter, known as an exponent of Impressionism and as a teacher. He is also responsible for establishing the Chase School, which later would become Parsons The New School for Design. ...more

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Artworks: Landscape: Shinnecock, Long Island, Self Portrait, James Abbott McNeill Whistler, The Blue Kimono, + more

Birthplace: Nineveh, Nineveh Township, Indiana, United States of America

Associated periods or movements: American Impressionism, Ten American Painters, Impressionism, Tile Club

Nationality: United States of America

Art Forms: Painting

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