Further Antedating of "Impressionism"

Shapiro, Fred fred.shapiro at YALE.EDU
Thu Jan 31 03:29:36 UTC 2013

impressionism (OED, 2., 1882)

1877 _Scotsman_ 26 Nov. 3 (ProQuest Historical Newspapers)  A counter tendency is noted in Delacroix,

Courbet, and Manet, the great apostle of so-called "impressionism."

Fred Shapiro

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