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Impressionism centenary 1974

Impressionism centenary 1974

An original vintage poster for an exhibition at the Grand Palais in Paris in 1974 marking the centenary of the Impressionist art movement and featuring 'Impression, Sunrise', the 1872 work by Claude Monet that gave the style its name. 

Size 40cm x 60cm

Condition Very good. If you would like to know more please get in touch.

Background  'Impression, Sunrise' was among the works shown by Monet at an exhibition in Paris in 1874 by a new wave of painters including Renoir, Degas and Morisot. Hostile critics picked out this work and its name for special abuse, but it came to be a symbol of the new art movement.   

Artist Claude Monet (1840-1926)

Designer Frutiger et Pfaffli

Printer Serg

Publisher Secretariat d'Etat de la Culture

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