An overview of an extraordinary art exhibition, and its 30 contributors.
An established sculptor, a maker of stained glass, one who has truly vanished, and a successful industrialist and patron.
A painter in enamel, three assorted landscape painters, and probably the most gifted artist of the whole group.
Marines painted by the grandson of one of Napoleon’s generals, and views of the Seine and its bridges.
An innovator and major influence in the Impressionist movement, he seems to have been judged on his poorer works, not these, his best paintings.
Two justifiably popular Impressionist painters who are now largely forgotten, and a third who has simply vanished from the records.
One of the finest print-makers and porcelain designers (and his Impressionist wife), another vanished painter, and another who died just after the Second Exhibition.
An illustrated index of those who took part in the First Impressionist Exhibition in 1874, with links to articles about them, and example works.
A noted critic and sculptor, a career painter, and an artist who became a local politician, with examples of their work.
Boudin painted independently, having been a major influence on Monet and Impressionism.