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Impressionism and Urbanism

Impressionism and Urbanism

Author: Aleisha Olson
This lesson will examine the development of Impressionism and the influence of modern urbanism on Impressionist subject matter.
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Notes on "Impressionism and Urbanism"

Terms to Know


An artistic movement of the nineteenth century that emphasized depiction of fleeting movements, in particular the changing appearance of light.


The way of life of people who live in a city.


The migration of large numbers of people from agricultural areas to cities.


The civic planner responsible for the complete renovation of Paris in the late 19th century.


The physical transformation of Paris from a medieval city with winding, narrow streets to a modern city with wide, straight boulevards.



Image of Monet, Impression Sunrise, Public Domain, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Claude_Monet,_Impression,_soleil_levant,_1872.jpg; Image of Monet, Saint Lazare Train Station, Public Domain, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Claude_Monet_003.jpg; Image of Caillebotte, Paris Street: Rainy Day, Public Domain, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Gustave_Caillebotte_-_Paris_Street;_Rainy_Day_-_Google_Art_Project.jpg; Image of Pissarro, La Place du Théâtre Français, Public Domain, http://vi.wikipedia.org/wiki/T%E1%BA%ADp_tin:Camille_Pissarro,_La_Place_du_Th%C3%A9%C3%A2tre_Fran%C3%A7ais.jpg; Image of Renoir, Le Moulin de la Galette, Public Domain, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Pierre-Auguste_Renoir,_Le_Moulin_de_la_Galette.jpg