Visual Artist Famous Post-Impressionist Artists

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List of famous Post-Impressionism artists, with images, bios, and information about their notable works. All the greatest artists associated with the Post-Impressionism movement are included here, along with clickable names for more details on that particular painter or sculptor. These notable Post-Impressionism period artists are organized by popularity, so the best artists are at the top of the list. If you think the best Post-Impressionism artist isn't as high as they should be then be sure to give them an upvote.

A list made up of artists like Vincent van Gogh and Paul Cézanne.

This list answers the questions, "Who are the most famous Post-Impressionism artists?" and "Who are the best Post-Impressionism artists?"

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Vincent van Gogh is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Post-Impressionist Artists
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Vincent Willem van Gogh was a major Post-Impressionist painter. He was a Dutch artist whose work had a far-reaching influence on 20th-century art. His output includes portraits, self portraits, landscapes and still lifes of cypresses, wheat fields and sunflowers. Van Gogh drew as a child but did not ...more

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Artworks: The Starry Night, The Potato Eaters, Vase with Fifteen Sunflowers, Portrait of Adeline Ravoux Portrait of Dr. Gachet (First Version), + more

Birthplace: Zundert, Kingdom of the Netherlands

Associated periods or movements: Post-Impressionism

Nationality: Netherlands

Art Forms: Painting, Printmaking, Drawing

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Paul Gauguin is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Post-Impressionist Artists
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Paul Gauguin


Eugène Henri Paul Gauguin was a French Post-Impressionist artist who was not well appreciated until after his death. Gauguin was later recognized for his experimental use of color and synthetist style that were distinguishably different from Impressionism. His work was influential to the French ...more

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Artworks: Tahitian Women on the Beach, L'Allee des Alyscamps, Still Life with Three Puppies, Vision After the Sermon Landscape from Pont-Aven, + more

Birthplace: Paris, France

Associated periods or movements: Post-Impressionism

Nationality: France

Art Forms: Sculpture, Ceramic art, Painting, Printmaking

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Paul Cézanne is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Post-Impressionist Artists
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Paul Cézanne


Paul Cézanne was a French artist and Post-Impressionist painter whose work laid the foundations of the transition from the 19th-century conception of artistic endeavour to a new and radically different world of art in the 20th century. Cézanne's often repetitive, exploratory brushstrokes are highly ...more

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Artworks: The Basket of Apples, The Large Bathers, Still Life with Apples, Madame Cézanne in a Yellow Chair Mont Sainte-Victoire seen from Bellevue, + more

Birthplace: Aix-en-Provence, France

Associated periods or movements: Post-Impressionism, Cubism, Impressionism

Nationality: France

Art Forms: Painting, Drawing

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Paul Signac is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Post-Impressionist Artists
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Paul Signac


Paul Victor Jules Signac was a French Neo-Impressionist painter who, working with Georges Seurat, helped develop the Pointillist style. ...more

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Artworks: Van Gogh's House, The Papal Palace^! Avignon, Setting Sun. Sardine Fishing. Adagio. Opus 221 from the series The Sea^! The Boats^! Concarneau, Women at the Well Two Milliners in the Rue du Caire (Paris), + more

Birthplace: Paris, France

Associated periods or movements: Divisionism, Modern art, Post-Impressionism, Neo-impressionism Pointillism

Nationality: France

Art Forms: Painting

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Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Post-Impressionist Artists
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Henri Marie Raymond de Toulouse-Lautrec-Monfa, also known as Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec was a French painter, printmaker, draughtsman and illustrator whose immersion in the colourful and theatrical life of Paris in the late 19th century yielded a collection of exciting, elegant and provocative images ...more

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Artworks: At the Moulin Rouge, The Hangover, Maxime Dethomas at the Bal de l'Opera, La Goulue Entering the Moulin Rouge In The Restaurant La Mie, + more

Birthplace: Albi, France

Associated periods or movements: Art Nouveau, Post-Impressionism

Nationality: France

Art Forms: Painting, Printmaking, Drawing

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Georges-Pierre Seurat is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Post-Impressionist Artists
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Georges-Pierre Seurat


Georges-Pierre Seurat was a French Post-Impressionist painter and draftsman. He is noted for his innovative use of drawing media and for devising the painting techniques known as chromoluminarism and pointillism. His large-scale work, A Sunday Afternoon on the Island of La Grande Jatte, altered the ...more

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Artworks: A Sunday Afternoon on the Island of La Grande Jatte, Can-Can, The Lighthouse at Honfleur, Gray weather Grande Jatte, + more

Birthplace: Paris, France

Associated periods or movements: Divisionism, Modern art, Post-Impressionism, Neo-impressionism Pointillism

Nationality: France

Art Forms: Painting

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Henri Rousseau is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Post-Impressionist Artists
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Henri Rousseau


Henri Julien Félix Rousseau was a French Post-Impressionist painter in the Naïve or Primitive manner. He was also known as Le Douanier, a humorous description of his occupation as a toll collector. Ridiculed during his lifetime by critics, he came to be recognized as a self-taught genius whose works ...more

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Artworks: The Sleeping Gypsy, The Hungry Lion Throws Itself on the Antelope, Self-Portrait, Self-Portrait of the Artist with a Lamp The Muse Inspires the Poet, + more

Birthplace: Laval, France

Associated periods or movements: Post-Impressionism, Naïve art

Nationality: France

Art Forms: Painting

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Emily Carr is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Post-Impressionist Artists
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Emily Carr


Emily Carr was a Canadian artist and writer heavily inspired by the Indigenous peoples of the Pacific Northwest Coast. One of the first painters in Canada to adopt a Modernist and Post-Impressionist painting style, Carr did not receive widespread recognition for her work until late in her life. As ...more

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Artworks: Kitwancool, Breton church, Odds and Ends, Blunden Harbour Tree Trunk, + more

Birthplace: Victoria, Canada

Associated periods or movements: Post-Impressionism, Modernism, Expressionism

Nationality: Canada

Art Forms: Painting

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