1st ‘impressionist’ exposition: techniques



Impressionism, a historical reconstruction

1st impressionist exposition 1874

Overview used techniques


Which techniques were used in 1874?
Which techniques or media were used at the 1st ‘impressionist’ exposition in 1874? Here below you will find an overview. You will see that just 49% of the art-works were oil paintings (=oil). Many engravings (=engr) were shown (17%), namely by Félix Bracquemond, who exhibited far out the most (33) art-works. Also many aquarelles (=aqua) were shown (15%), namely by Astruc. Obvious are the 10 sculptures of Auguste Ottin. In total there will be just 16 sculptures shown at the 8 ‘impressionist’ expositions. Obvious are also the 5 enamel art-works shown by Alfred Meyer. They are classified as other techniques (=var) and also can be seen as applied art. 8% of the art-works exhibited were pastels (=p), namely shown by Boudin and Monet and 4% were drawings (=dr), namely shown by Degas. Comtesse de Luchaire exhibited outside the catalogue (=hc). In total there were 31 partakers showing 225 art-works. See links for general info, the catalogue and a slideshow.

1st 'impressionist' exposition 1874: used techniques


(obvious) high number.
(obvious) low number.



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