Still Further Antedating of "Impressionism"

Shapiro, Fred fred.shapiro at YALE.EDU
Sat Jun 21 23:14:16 UTC 2014

impressionism (OED, 2., 1882)

1877 _Western Daily Press_ 11 Apr. (British Newspaper Archive)  English artists may be surprised to hear that Impressionism came from England, like free thought and constitutional government.

Fred Shapiro

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