4th ‘impressionist’ exposition: techniques



Impressionism, a historical reconstruction

4th impressionist exposition 1879

Overview used techniques


Which techniques were used in 1879?
Which techniques or media were used at the 4th ‘impressionist’ exposition in 1879? Here below you will find an overview. You will see that just 55,5% of the art-works were oil paintings (=oil). Many drawings (=dr) were shown (13,6%) and many aquarelles (=aqua) (9,6%). Obvious are also the 21 fans that were exhibited (7,7%). 6,6% of the art-works exhibited were pastels (=p), just 2,2% were engravings (=engr), 3,3% can be classified as mixed techniques (=mix), 1,1% as other techniques (=var) and there also was 1 sculpture exhibited outside the catalogue (=hc) by Gauguin. Monet showed far out the most and only oil paintings, about 32. Forain showed 18 aquarelles, Rouart 14 drawings and Lebourg 10. Degas showed about 8 art-works done with mixed techniques. 6 partakers showed a small amount of art-works (less than 10) and 7 partakers a large amout (more than 20). Pissarro showed the most art-works, about 39, including 12 fans. In total there were 16 partakers showing about 272 art-works. See links for general info, the catalogue and a slideshow.

4th 'impressionist' exposition 1879: used techniques

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



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