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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 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
    • Associated periods or movements: Post-Impressionism
    • Nationality: Netherlands, Kingdom of the Netherlands
    • Art Forms: Painting, Printmaking, Drawing
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    Paul Gauguin
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    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
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    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
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    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, + 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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    Georges-Pierre Seurat
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    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 de Toulouse-Lautrec
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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 of ...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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    Henri Rousseau
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    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 are ...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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    Camille Pissarro
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    Camille Pissarro was a Danish-French Impressionist and Neo-Impressionist painter born on the island of St Thomas. His importance resides in his contributions to both Impressionism and Post-Impressionism. Pissarro studied from great forerunners, including Gustave Courbet and Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot.more

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    • Artworks: The Garden of the Tuileries on a Winter Afternoon, The Garden of the Tuileries on a Winter Afternoon, The Hermitage at Pontoise, The Tuileries Gardens, Afternoon, + more
    • Birthplace: Charlotte Amalie, Saint Thomas, United States Virgin Islands, United States, with Territories, + more
    • Associated periods or movements: Post-Impressionism, Impressionism, Neo-impressionism
    • Nationality: France, Denmark
    • Art Forms: Painting
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    Emily Carr
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    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 she ...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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    Auguste Herbin
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    Auguste Herbin was a French painter of modern art. He is best known for his abstract paintings consisting of colorful geometric figures. He co-founded the groups Abstraction-Création and Salon des Réalités Nouvelles which promoted non-figurative abstract art.more

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    • Artworks: Composition
    • Birthplace: Quiévy, France
    • Associated periods or movements: Post-Impressionism, Cubism, Impressionism, Abstract art
    • Nationality: France
    • Art Forms: Collage, Painting, Printmaking
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    • Artworks: Alchemy, The Congregation, The Basin, Last Light, Grey's Creek, + more
    • Associated periods or movements: Contemporary art, Post-Impressionism, Postminimalism
    • Art Forms: Painting
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    John Noble

    John Noble was born in 1874 to an upper-middle-class family that had emigrated from England. He was a noted post-impressionist painter of cowboys, sunrises and seascapes. He wore a five-gallon hat, called himself the "first white child born in Wichita." He often advised prospective customers not to buy ...more

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    • Birthplace: Wichita, Kansas, United States of America
    • Associated periods or movements: Post-Impressionism
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    Nicolae Tonitza
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    Nicolae Tonitza was a Romanian painter, engraver, lithographer, journalist and art critic. Drawing inspiration from Post-impressionism and Expressionism, he had a major role in introducing modernist guidelines to local art.more

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    • Artworks: Fetita Padurarului, Queuing for Bread, Spate, Nude, Clown, + more
    • Birthplace: Bârlad, Romania
    • Associated periods or movements: Post-Impressionism, Expressionism
    • Nationality: Romania
    • Art Forms: Painting
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    Émile Bernard
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    Émile Henri Bernard was a French Post-Impressionist painter and writer, who had artistic friendships with Vincent van Gogh, Paul Gauguin and Eugène Boch, and at a later time, Paul Cézanne. Most of his notable work was accomplished at a young age, in the years 1886 through 1897. He is also associated ...more

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    • Artworks: Breton Women in the Meadow, Iron Bridges at Asnières, Still Life with Fruit
    • Birthplace: Lille, France
    • Associated periods or movements: Post-Impressionism, Synthetism
    • Nationality: France
    • Art Forms: Painting
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    Odilon Redon

    Odilon Redon
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    Odilon Redon was a French symbolist painter, printmaker, draughtsman and pastellist.more

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    • Artworks: Ophelia among the Flowers, Portrait of Violette Heymann, Self-portrait, Roger and Angelica, The Buddha, + more
    • Birthplace: Bordeaux, France
    • Associated periods or movements: Post-Impressionism, Symbolist literature
    • Nationality: France
    • Art Forms: Painting, Printmaking, Drawing
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    Ion Theodorescu-Sion was a Romanian painter and draftsman, known for his contributions to modern art and especially for his traditionalist, primitivist, handicraft-inspired and Christian painting. Trained in academic art, initially an Impressionist, he dabbled in various modern styles in the years ...more

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    • Birthplace: Ianca, Sud-Est, Romania
    • Associated periods or movements: Fauvism, Divisionism, Art Nouveau, Post-Impressionism, Academic art, + more
    • Nationality: Romania
    • Art Forms: Mural
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    Christopher Wood
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    John Christopher Wood — also known as Kit Wood — was an English painter born in Knowsley, near Liverpool.more

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    • Artworks: The Blue Boat, Bathers by the Sea, Treboul, Card Players, Cottage in Broadchalke, + more
    • Birthplace: Knowsley, Merseyside, United Kingdom
    • Associated periods or movements: Post-Impressionism
    • Nationality: United Kingdom
    • Art Forms: Painting
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    René Victor Auberjonois
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    René Victor Auberjonois was a Swiss Post-Impressionist painter and one of the leading Swiss artists of the 20th century.more

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    • Birthplace: Montagny-près-Yverdon, Switzerland
    • Associated periods or movements: Post-Impressionism
    • Nationality: Switzerland
    • Art Forms: Painting
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    Ştefan Luchian
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    Ștefan Luchian was a Romanian painter, famous for his landscapes and still life works.more

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    • Artworks: A Housepainter (Self-Portrait), Anemones, Interior (Lorica)
    • Birthplace: Ștefănești, Botoșani, Nord-Est, Romania
    • Associated periods or movements: Post-Impressionism, Impressionism, Symbolist literature
    • Nationality: Romania
    • Art Forms: Painting
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    Marcel Janco was a Romanian and Israeli visual artist, architect and art theorist. He was the co-inventor of Dadaism and a leading exponent of Constructivism in Eastern Europe. In the 1910s, he co-edited, with Ion Vinea and Tristan Tzara, the Romanian art magazine Simbolul. Janco was a practitioner of ...more

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    • Artworks: Composition with Red Arrow
    • Birthplace: Southeast Europe, Bucharest, Romania
    • Associated periods or movements: Art Nouveau, Post-Impressionism, Dada, Art Deco, Cubism, + more
    • Nationality: Israel, Romania
    • Art Forms: Collage, Fresco, Relief, Ceramic art, Painting, + more
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