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Art events

 

Here you will find in chronological order art-events that were related to Impressionism with an emphasize on 1850-1900. For events related to the Paris Salon see. For the general references (=R) see and for the references to internet pages (=iR) see.

 

1855:

  • ‘Exposition International Universelle’ with 5000 art works; with Ingres, Delacroix, Corot, Millet (R3,p30)
  • Courbet had his own ‘Pavillon du Réalisme’ (R3,p30)

1861:

  • start of the ‘Salon des Arts Unis’ by Ingres and other conservative artists (R2,p94)

1863:

  • Salon-des-Réfuses

1867:

  • 1867/05/03 opening ‘Exposition International Universelle’ (R5,p43)
  • solo exhibitions of Courbet and Manet in their own pavilions (R2,p94; R5,p43)
  • Bazille and others: an idea for an independent exhibition (R2,p93; R5,p42)
  • there was no Salon-des-Réfusés as some sources mention

1871:

  • 1871/03/28 during the Paris Commune: abolition of the Ecole des Beaux-Arts en the awards of the Paris Salon (R5,p69)
  • The Paris Salon was cancelled because of the Franco-Prussian war

1872:

  • Durand-Ruel starts to buy works of some Impressionists

1873:

  • 1873/05/15 Salon-des-Réfusés / ‘Exposition Artistique des Oeuvres Réfusés’ (R5,p78)
  • 1873/12/27 foundation of the ‘Société Anonyme…’

1874:

  • 1874/04/15 opening first ‘impressionistic’ exposition, see
  • 1874/04/25 Leroy first uses the term ‘Impressionists’, see
  • 1873/12/17 liquidation of the ‘Société Anonyme …

1875:

  • 1875/03/25 auction at Hôtel Drouot with Monet, Morisot, Renoir, Sisley; financial disaster

1876:

  • 1876/04/01 opening second ‘impressionist’ exposition, see
  • 1876/05 Duranty publishes ‘La nouvelle peinture’ (R2,p491; R5,p94)
  • 1876/09/23 publication in the Art Monthly Review of Mallarmé’s article ‘the Impressionists and Edouard Manet’ (R2,p491; R5,p95)

1877:

  • 1877/04/04 opening third ‘impressionist’ exposition, see
  • 1877/04 4x weekly publication of ‘L’Impressionniste, Journal d’Art’ by Rivière (R5,p100)
  • 1877/05/28 auction at Hôtel Drouot with Caillebotte, Renoir, Pissarro and Sisley (R5,p101)
  • 1877/12/31 Courbet dies in Switzerland (R5,p102; R63,p117)

1878:

  • 1878/05/01 opening International Exhibition at the Champ-de-Mars (R2,p246); at the art-section no impressionist work is exhibited (R5,p110) (R3,p152: opening 1878/06/30)
  • 1878/05 publishing of Duret’s ‘Les peintres impressionnistes; Claude Monet, Sisley, C. Pissarro, Renoir, Berthe Morisot

1879:

  • 1879/04/10 opening of the fourth ‘impressionist’ exposition, see

1880:

  • 1880/05/01 opening of the fifth ‘impressionist’ exposition, see

1881:

  • Durand-Ruel starts to buy on a regular bases works of some Impressionists
  • 1881/04/02 opening of the sixth ‘impressionist’ exposition, see

1882:

  • 1882/03/01 opening seventh ‘impressionist’ exposition, see

1883:

  • 1883/04/30 death of Edouard Manet (R5,p135)
  • 1883/05/05 death of Eva Gonzales (R5,p135)
  • October: foundation Les XX in Brussels, see

1884:

  • 1884/05/14 exhibition of the ‘Groupe des Artistes Indépendants’ (R5,p139)
  • 1884/06/11 founding of ‘La société des Artistes Indépendants’ (R5,p140)

1885:

  • August: Charles Henry (1859-1926) publishes ‘Introduction à une esthétique scientifique’

1886:

  • 1886/02/20 Vincent van Gogh arrives in Paris (R5,p149)
  • 1886/05/15 opening of the eight ‘impressionist’ exposition, see
1889:
  • 1889/05-10: ‘Exposition International Universelle’ / Exposition Centennale de l’art Français; with Monet (3x) and related painters like Tissot (golden medal); (R3,p700; R22IV,p1017)

 

1900:
  • ‘Exposition International Universelle’; with Monet (14x), Renoir (11x); (R22IV,p1018; R31,p316)