Brush up on your Impressionist art history while feasting your eyes on some of the art world's greatest works!
The Impressionist movement grew out of the need for a new form of artistic expression, and though initially rejected by both critics and the public, Impressionism has become one of the defining periods in the history of Western art. Impressionist paintings are on continuous display in many of the most prestigious museum in the world, including the Musee Marmottan Monet in Paris. That museum houses the very painting by Claude Monet that gave the movement its name. We've included it in this quiz — see if you can spot it!
Apart from Monet, other well-known names associated with Impressionism include Pierre-Auguste Renoir, Berthe Morisot, Edouard Manet, Mary Cassatt, and Paul Cezanne. Each of these painters developed their unique style, from Cassatt's linear style, which was inspired by Japanese prints, to Renoir's more playful, colorful techniques.
In this quiz, we'll test you on your ability to distinguish between these painters' visions, which are each distinctive in their own way. Artists and art history students will no doubt score highly on this quiz. Are you one of them? Show your appreciation of these timeless masterpieces — take the quiz now!