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1874 – 1886 expositions

When, where, naming

 

Here you will find info about when and where the eight ‘impressionist’ expositions were held and how they were called.

 

When were the impressionist expositions held?

  1. 1874, 15/4 – 15/5, 10-18h + 20-22h (R2,p118; R5,p86)
  2. 1876, (1-30) April, 10-17h  (R2,p160)
  3. 1877, (1-30) April, 10-17h  (R2,p203)
    Denvier writes it was held 4-30 April (R5,p104)
  4. 1879, 10/4 – 11/5, 10-18h (R2,p266)
  5. 1880, 1-30 April, 10-18h (R2,p296+310; R3,p229)
  6. 1881, 2/4 – 1/5, 10-18h (R2,p353)
  7. 1882, (1-31 March), 10?-23h (R2,p378+394; R5,p131)
  8. 1886, 15/5 – 15/6, 10-18h (R2,p19+443; R3,p257; R5,p149)

 

Where were the impressionist expositions held?

See for an overview of the locations on Google-maps

  1. 35, Boulevard des Capucines, Paris (R2,p118; R5,p86)
    In the former studio of Nadar in 7 or 8 rooms spread over two floors (R3,p135)
  2. 11, Rue le Peletier, Paris (R2,p160)
    In the galleries of Durand-Ruel spread over three rooms (R2,p146)
  3. 6, Rue le Peletier, Paris (R2,p203)
    In a large appartement on the second floor spread over 5 rooms (R2,p191-8; R5,p104)
  4. 28, Avenue de l’Opéra, Paris (R2,p266)
    On the first floor of a newly build house spread over 5 rooms (R2,p250+2)
  5. 10, Rue des Pyramides, Paris (R2,p310)
    (The poster added: à l’angle de la Rue Saint-Honoré) (R2, p296; R3,p229)
    On the mezzanine of an unfinished building; the many rooms were noisy, small and poorly lit (R2,p294; R5,p119).
  6. 35, Boulevard des Capucines, Paris (R2,p353)
    This time not in Nadar’s rooms (as the first exposition), but in five small rooms at the back of the building, which were low-ceilinged and poorly lit (R2,p337; R5,p125).
  7. 251, Rue Saint-Honoré (Paris) ‘Salons du Panorama de Reischoffen’ (R2,p394; R5,p131)
    (or: Reichshoffen; R2,p378; R5,p131).
    In the upper floors in a large, airy, well-lighted hall.
  8. 1, Rue Lafitte, Paris (Angle du Boulevard des Italiens) R2,19+p443; R3,p257; R5,p149)
    In a suite of five rooms above a restaurant (R2,p427).

 

How were the expositions named?

  1. Société anonyme des artistes peintres, sculpteurs, graveurs, etc., première exposition 1874, catalogue (R2,p118; R5,p86)
  2. Catalogue de la 2e exposition de peinture par MM. (names of the partakers) (R2,p160)
  3. Catalogue de la 3e exposition de peinture par MM. (names of the partakers) R2,p203)
  4. Catalogue de la 4me exposition de peinture par (names of the partakers) (R2,p266)
  5. Catalogue de la 5me exposition de peinture par (names of the partakers) (R2,p310)
    Poster: 5me exposition faite par un groupe d’artistes indépendants (names of the partakers) (R2, p296; R3,p229)
  6. Catalogue de la 6me exposition de peinture par (names of the partakers) (R2,p353)
  7. Catalogue de la 7me exposition des artistes indépendants (R2,p394)
  8. Catalogue de la 8me exposition de peinture par (names of the partakers) (R2,p443)
    Poster: 8me exposition par (names of the partakers) (R2,p19; R3,p257; R5,p149)

 

Sources:

My main sources are Moffett (1986; R2), Walther (1992/2013; R3) and Denvir (1993; R5). For other references see.