or post-im·pres·sion·ism

[ pohst-im-presh-uh-niz-uh m ]
/ ˌpoʊst ɪmˈprɛʃ əˌnɪz əm /


a varied development of Impressionism by a group of painters chiefly between 1880 and 1900 stressing formal structure, as with Cézanne and Seurat, or the expressive possibilities of form and color, as with Van Gogh and Gauguin.

Origin of Post-Impressionism

1905–10; post- + Impressionism

Related forms

Post-Im·pres·sion·ist, adjective, nounPost-Im·pres·sion·is·tic, adjective Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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