Celestial Eyes ò from Metamorphosis to Masterpiece by Charles Scribner III 1. Francis Cugat ’ s jacket for The Great Gatsby .
The impressionist style of painting is characterized chiefly by concentration on the general impression produced by a scene or object and the use of unmixed primary colors and small strokes to simulate actual reflected light. Impressionism, French Impressionnisme , a major movement, first in painting and later in music, that developed chiefly in France during the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Impressionist painting comprises the work produced between about 1867 and 1886 by a group of artists who shared a set of related approaches and techniques.