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Frontiers in Art Research, 2021, 3(2); doi: 10.25236/FAR.2021.030208.

The Breakthrough and Division of Color Language in Impressionist Painting


Yang Jinjing 

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Yang Jinjing

Zhejiang Normal University, Jinhua, Zhejiang, China 321004


In the late nineteenth century and the early twentieth century, light and color are synonymous with European color art. Due to the discovery of the principle of light and color, the Impressionists began to pay attention to the light source color and environment color of objects at the end of the 19th century, illuminating the paintings at that time. In the early 20th century, the western painting art developed into a diversified state in the inheritance of the late Impressionism, but on the whole, it always reflected the division and tendency of emphasizing rationality and emotion.


Light; color; expression; impressionism; European color art

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Yang Jinjing. The Breakthrough and Division of Color Language in Impressionist Painting. Frontiers in Art Research (2021) Vol. 3, Issue 2: 41-44. https://doi.org/10.25236/FAR.2021.030208.


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