The Greatest Impressionist Artists, Ranked Artists
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The Greatest Impressionist Artists, Ranked

This list of famous Impressionism artists features images, bios, and information about their notable works. All the greatest artists associated with the Impressionism movement are included here, along with clickable names for more details on that particular painter or sculptor. These notable Impressionism period artists are organized by popularity, so the best artists are at the top of the list. If you think the best Impressionism artist isn't as high as they should be then be sure to give them an upvote, as your votes can change the rankings! You can rank all of these famous impressionists and artists, from Vincent van Gogh to Claude Monet.

Famous Impressionist artists - unsurprisingly - created famous Impressionist paintings, many of which are among the most notable works of art from any period in history. From French Impressionist painters (the movement originated in Paris during the 19th century) to Impressionists artists of other nationalities, these wonderful artists brought the world a unique style of painting. Works of the Impressionist period are characterized by small, yet visible brush strokes; open composition; an emphasis on accurate depiction of light and its changing qualities, ordinary subject matter, depictions of movement, and unusual visual angles.

So, now that you can spot impressionism, who was an Impressionist painter? 
Who are the most famous Impressionism artists? Who are the best Impressionism artists? Almost every well-known or influential figure in this movement is listed below. You're able to copy this list to build your own just like it, re-rank it to fit your views, then publish it to share it on Facebook, Twitter, or any other social networks where your artsy friends will marvel at your handiwork and opinions on this great art movement.

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    Water Lilies, The Japanese Footbridge and the Water Lily Pool, Giverny

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    The Starry Night, The Potato Eaters, Vase with Fifteen Sunflowers

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    Bal du moulin de la Galette, Pont Neuf, Paris

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    Little Dancer of Fourteen Years, Ballet Rehearsal, Arabesque

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    Le Déjeuner sur l’herbe, The Monet Family in Their Garden at ...

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    Self-portrait, Young Woman Sewing in a Garden, The Boating Party

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    Alfred Sisley Under the Bridge at Hampton Court, Bridge at Villeneuve-la-Garenne, ...

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    The Basket of Apples, The Large Bathers, Still Life with Apples

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    Woman with a Hat, Blue Nude II, Les toits de Collioure

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    Julie Manet et son Lévrier Laerte, The Mother and Sister of the ...

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    The Garden of the Tuileries on a Winter Afternoon, The Garden of the ...

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    Oarsmen Rowing on the Yerres, Paris Street; Rainy Day, Skiffs on the ...

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    Scène d'été, Self-portrait, Portrait of Renoir

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    The Little Pond, Appledore, Celia Thaxter's Garden

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    At the Moulin Rouge, The Hangover, Maxime Dethomas at the Bal de l'Opera ...

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    Open Window, Nice, Sailing Boat at Sainte-Adresse

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    Children, Portrait of Italian singer Angelo Masini, Pavel Chistyakov

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    The Lake. Russ, The Vladimirka Road, Autumn day. Sokolniki

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    Mona Lisa, The Last Supper, Bacchus

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    The Walking Man, The Thinker, The Kiss

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    Eva Gonzalès Secretly, Morning Awakening, White Shoes

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    A Housepainter (Self-Portrait), Anemones, Interior (Lorica)

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    Harriet Backer

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    Landscape: Shinnecock, Long Island, Self Portrait

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    Jean Béraud La Sortie du bourgeois, La Prière, Representation at the Theatre ...

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    Luis Jimenez Aranda

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    Sunspots, Reflections (Marcelle), Holland

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    Armand Guillaumin Stroller on the Banks of the Orge, Sunset at Ivry, The Arcueil Aqueduct at ...

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    Francisco Oller

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    Rivage de Portrieux, Cotes-du-Nord

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    Theodore Earl Butler

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    Jean-François Raffaëlli

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    Spoliarium, The Death of Cleopatra, The Blood Compact

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    Walter Emerson Baum

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    D. Putnam Brinley

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    Will Ashton Bathing Sirens, Barges On The River Seine, Le Pont Royale

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    Eugène Galien-Laloue

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    Chrysanthemums, The Brook at Medfield

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    Jane Peterson

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    John Ottis Adams Blue and Gold, An August Sunset, Hanging Moss

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    Frank DuMond

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    Lun Gywe

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    The Beheading of Saint John the Baptist, The Fisherman's Family, In the ...

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    Coming through the Rye, Coming through the Rye, Off the Range (Coming ...

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    Flower Market, Nice, Windmill of Santorini

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    Edward Cucuel

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