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Famous American Impressionism Artists

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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. {#nodes}
  • Mary Cassatt
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    Mary Stevenson Cassatt (; May 22, 1844 – June 14, 1926) was an American painter and printmaker. She was born in Allegheny City, Pennsylvania (Now part of Pittsburgh's North Side), but lived much of her adult life in France, where she first befriended Edgar Degas and later exhibited among the Impressionists. Cassatt often created images of the social and private lives of women, with particular emphasis on the intimate bonds between mothers and children. She was described by Gustave Geffroy in 1894 as one of "les trois grandes dames" (the three great ladies) of Impressionism alongside Marie Bracquemond and Berthe Morisot. And in 1879, by Diego Martelli, as a young American woman who, like...  more
    • Artworks: Self-portrait, Young Woman Sewing in a Garden, The Boating Party, After the Bullfight, Five o'clock Tea
    • 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

    John Ottis Adams (July 8, 1851 – January 28, 1927) was an American impressionist painter and art educator who is best known as a member of the Hoosier Group of Indiana landscape painters, along with William Forsyth, Richard B. Gruelle, Otto Stark, and T. C. Steele. In addition, Adams was among a group that formed the Society of Western Artists in 1896, and served as the organization's president in 1908 and 1909. Adams grew up in central Indiana, but received his formal art training at the South Kensington School of Art in London and spent seven years in Germany, where he attended the Academy of Fine Arts, Munich. Adams formed the Muncie Art School with Forsyth, but the school closed after...  more
    • Artworks: Blue and Gold, An August Sunset, Hanging Moss, St. Petersburg, Gleaners at Rest
    • Birthplace: Indiana
    • Associated periods or movements: American Impressionism
    • Nationality: United States of America
    • Art Forms: Painting
  • Edmund William Greacen (1876–1949) 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. Shaw Prize in 1922. In addition to his work as an artist, Greacen also founded, ran and taught in New York City's Grand Central School of Art for more than 20 years....  more
    • Birthplace: New York City, New York
    • Associated periods or movements: American Impressionism, Impressionism
    • Nationality: United States of America
    • Art Forms: Painting
  • Albert Henry Krehbiel (November 25, 1873 – June 29, 1945), was the most decorated American painter ever at the French Academy, winning the Prix De Rome, four Gold Medals and five cash prizes. He was born in Denmark, Iowa and taught, lived and worked for many years in Chicago. His masterpiece is the programme of eleven decorative wall and two ceiling paintings / murals for the Supreme and Appellate Court Rooms in Springfield, Illinois (1907-1911). Although educated as a realist in Paris, which is reflected in his neoclassical mural works, he is most famously known as an American Impressionist. Later in his career, Krehbiel experimented in a more modernist manner (a style that became known as...  more
    • Birthplace: Denmark, Iowa
    • Associated periods or movements: American Impressionism, Neoclassicism, Impressionism, Abstract art
    • Nationality: United States of America
    • Art Forms: Mural, Painting, Drawing