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The Greatest Famous Post-Impressionist Paintings

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List of famous Post-Impressionism paintings, listed alphabetically with pictures of the art when available. The Post-Impressionism period was a cultural awakening in the art world, so it's no surprise it produced some of the most historic paintings in the history of the world. The works of art listed below are some of the most popular Post-Impressionism paintings, so most of the artist's names who created these works will be very recognizable. Renowned paintings from the Post-Impressionism period are showcased in museums all around the world, so save yourself an expensive vacation by simply scrolling through this list.

Everything from La Goulue Entering the Moulin Rouge to The Bathers is included on this list.

This list answers the questions, “What are the most famous Post-Impressionism paintings?” and “What are examples of Post-Impressionism paintings?”
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  • Rideau, Cruchon et Compotier is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Famous Post-Impressionist Paintings
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    Rideau, Cruchon et Compotier is a painting created circa 1893 to 1894 by French artist Paul Cézanne. It is considered the most expensive still life ever sold at an auction. Cézanne was famous for painting still lifes which expressed complex emotions while still being based upon carefully observed reality. Paintings of this type would eventually lead to the creation of new art styles during the 20th century such as Cubism.... more on Wikipedia
    • Artist: Paul Cézanne
    • Genres (Art): Still life
    • Art Form: Painting
    • Period / Movement: Post-Impressionism
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  • The Church at Auvers is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Famous Post-Impressionist Paintings
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    The Church at Auvers is an oil painting created by Dutch post-impressionist artist Vincent van Gogh in June 1890 which now hangs in the Musée d'Orsay in Paris, France. The actual church is in Place de l'Eglise, Auvers-sur-Oise, France, 27km northwest of Paris.... more on Wikipedia
    • Artist: Vincent van Gogh
    • Genres (Art): Landscape art
    • Art Form: Painting
    • Period / Movement: Post-Impressionism
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    L'Arlésienne

    L'Arlésienne, L'Arlésienne, or Portrait of Madame Ginoux is the title given to a group of six similar paintings by Vincent van Gogh, painted in Arles, November 1888, and in Saint-Rémy, February 1890. L'Arlésienne is pronounced 'lar lay zyen'; it means literally "the woman from Arles". The subject, Marie Jullian, was born in Arles June 8, 1848 and died there August 2, 1911. She married Joseph-Michel Ginoux in 1866 and together they ran the Café de la Gare, 30 Place Lamartine, where Van Gogh lodged from May to mid-September 1888. He had the Yellow House in Arles furnished to settle there. Evidently until this time, Van Gogh's relations to M. and Mme. Ginoux had remained more or less... more on Wikipedia
    • Artist: Vincent van Gogh
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  • Mont Sainte-Victoire seen from is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Famous Post-Impressionist Paintings
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    "La Montagne Sainte-Victoire" (c. 1885-1895) is a painting by French artist Paul Cézanne.... more on Wikipedia
    • Artist: Paul Cézanne
    • Subject: Montagne Sainte-Victoire
    • Genres (Art): Landscape art
    • Art Form: Painting
    • Period / Movement: Post-Impressionism
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