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List of the most popular genre paintings from the impressionism movement, listed alphabetically with pictures of the art when available. The impressionism period was an extremely important awakening in the world of art, so it's not surprising that many historic genre paintings were created during that time. Renowned impressionism movement genre paintings are highly sought after, so if you want to add one to your collection you better start saving now. Click on the names of the famous impressionism movement genre painting works to see more information about each one.

List items range from The Starry Night to Water Lilies.

This list answers the questions, "What are examples of impressionism genre painting works?" and "What is the most famous impressionism genre painting work?" (28 items)
A Bar at the Folies-Bergère is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Genre Paintings from the Impressionism Movement
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A Bar at the Folies-Bergère, painted and exhibited at the Paris Salon in 1882, was the last major work by French painter Édouard Manet. It depicts a scene in the Folies Bergère nightclub in Paris. It originally belonged to the composer Emmanuel Chabrier, who was Manet's neighbor, and hung over his piano. ...more on Wikipedia

Artist: Édouard Manet

Subject: Folies Bergère

Genres (Art): Genre art

Art Form: Painting

Period / Movement: Impressionism

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And They Still Say Fish are Ex... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Genre Paintings from the Impressionism Movement
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"And They Still Say Fish are Expensive!" (1894) is a painting by Spanish artist Joaqun Sorolla. ...more on Wikipedia

Artist: Joaquín Sorolla

Genres (Art): Genre art

Art Form: Painting

Period / Movement: Impressionism

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At the Races is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Genre Paintings from the Impressionism Movement
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At the Races (1877-1880) is a painting by French artist Edgar Degas. ...more on Wikipedia

Artist: Edgar Degas

Genres (Art): Genre art

Art Form: Painting

Period / Movement: Impressionism

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Bal du moulin de la Galette is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Genre Paintings from the Impressionism Movement
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Bal du moulin de la Galette is an 1876 painting by French artist Pierre-Auguste Renoir. It is housed at the Musée d'Orsay in Paris and is one of Impressionism's most celebrated masterpieces. The painting depicts a typical Sunday afternoon at Moulin de la Galette in the district of Montmartre in Paris. In the late 19th century, working class Parisians would dress up and spend time there dancing, drinking, and eating galettes into the evening. Like other works of Renoir's early maturity, Bal du moulin de la Galette is a typically Impressionist snapshot of real life. It shows a richness of form, a fluidity of brush stroke, and a flickering light. From 1879 to 1894 the painting was in the ...more on Wikipedia

Artist: Pierre-Auguste Renoir

Subject: Moulin de la Galette

Genres (Art): Genre art

Art Form: Painting

Period / Movement: Impressionism

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