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Whether you are looking for an original impressionism painting or a high quality art print, Saatchi Art has over 204,078 original impressionism paintings for sale from emerging artists around the world. Read more

Impressionist paintings remain perpetually popular with both seasoned art collectors and casual art appreciators alike. If you’re an admirer of the works of Monet, Renoir, or Morisot, you’re sure to find works you’ll love within our vast selection of impressionist paintings for sale. Many believe Impressionist paintings are so popular due to their dreamlike imagery and typically bright color palette which have wide emotional appeal. Furthermore, many contemporary artists from around the world continue to take inspiration from the masterworks of 19th Century French Impressionist painting. 

Impressionism emerged in Paris during the late 19th century, when a group of artists including Claude Monet, Camille Pissarro, and Alfred Sisley, formed the  Anonymous Society of Painters, Sculptors, and Engravers. These artists were tired of being rejected from Salon shows, which placed value on traditional realistic styles and historical and religious subjects. French Impressionist paintings, on the other hand, were known for their rapid brushstrokes, vivid colors, and emphasis on landscapes and scenes from modern and contemporary life. The group was unofficially named by an art critic, who disapproved of Monet’s painting “Impression, Sunrise” on the grounds that it was merely an impression of scene rather than a finished painting. The Impressionists often worked outdoors and played with varying brushstrokes and color to capture fleeting moments, be it of newly industrialized city life, leisurely countrysides, or nightlife. Artists today continue to create impressionism paintings and are drawn to their spontaneous aura. 

To create impressionist paintings, artists played with color, shading, and brushstroke density. Artists used pure, unblended colors and short, rapid brushstrokes. When these works are viewed up close, they appear abstract and ambiguous; the composition only reveals itself when viewed from afar. Painters who worked outdoors were especially interested in capturing the passage of time in one scene, by combining colors to indicate moving shadows, for example. Impressionists were also influenced by Japanese prints and used a flat perspective in their works. They also included fragmented subjects and were drawn to scenes of modern, city life. Contemporary artists who create in this style carry on with the traditional flurry of colors and strokes. 

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Polypodiales Coronam, Paintings image
Paintings, 24 W x 36 H x 0.5 in
$2,690
REFLETS VII, Paintings image
Paintings, 15.7 W x 15.7 H x 0.8 in
$990
Prints from $94
After The End, Paintings image
Paintings, 16 W x 20 H x 2 in
United States
$1,480
Golden Clouds Pink Sands, Paintings image
Paintings, 39.4 W x 27.6 H x 1.3 in
United Kingdom
$1,775
Prints from $61
When Silence Speaks, Paintings image
Paintings, 24 W x 30 H x 1.5 in
the sundayfeeling of skipping a stone, Paintings image
Paintings, 19.7 W x 23.6 H x 0.8 in
Netherlands
$1,620
Prints from $40
30.06.2018, Paintings image
Paintings, 47.2 W x 39.4 H x 0.1 in
$5,850
Prints from $70
Rowboat, Paintings image
Paintings, 31 W x 23 H x 0.8 in
United States
$665
Prints from $40
AFTER IRRELEVANCE, Paintings image
Paintings, 36 W x 48 H x 1.5 in
United States
$9,200
Prints from $40
Tribunes, Paintings image
Paintings, 19.7 W x 25.6 H x 0.4 in
$1,000
Prints from $40
on the road to home, Paintings image
Paintings, 7.9 W x 7.9 H x 0.1 in
$500
Prints from $40
House by the Ocean, Paintings image
Paintings, 36 W x 30 H x 1 in
$3,960
Limited Editions from $75
Shell seach 3, Paintings image
Paintings, 48 W x 35.4 H x 1.2 in
United Kingdom
$5,200
Old Crimea, Paintings image
Paintings, 27.6 W x 21.7 H x 1 in
$1,400
Prints from $97
Flowers, Paintings image
Paintings, 10.6 W x 13.8 H x 0.8 in
$1,450
Diving The Mayan Riviera, Paintings image
Paintings, 56 W x 46 H x 2 in
$5,250
Prints from $60
Dreamy Dreams, Paintings image
Paintings, 18 W x 20.8 H x 1.6 in
United States
$1,250
Prints from $40
KM709, Paintings image
Paintings, 23.6 W x 29.5 H x 0.8 in
Czech Republic
$760
Prints from $40
Gaia, Paintings image
Paintings, 9.8 W x 12.6 H x 0 in
$265
Prints from $178
Portrait of Rose, Paintings image
Paintings, 46 W x 36 H x 0.1 in
United States
$910
Prints from $40
Ocean Cliffs, Seascape, Handmade artwork, One of a kind, Paintings image
United States
$1,720
the honeymooners, Paintings image
Paintings, 11 W x 14 H x 1.5 in
United States
$910
Pool of Light, Paintings image
Paintings, 11.8 W x 15.7 H x 0.8 in
Remember To Breathe, Paintings image
Paintings, 16 W x 20 H x 2 in
United States
$1,480
Twilight bay, Paintings image
Paintings, 55.1 W x 31.5 H x 1 in
$3,850
Prints from $70
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