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POST IMPRESSIONISM KEY DATES: 1880-1920 Post-Impressionism in Western painting, movement in France that represented both an extension of  Impressionism and a rejection of that style's inherent limitations. The term Post-Impressionism was  coined by the English art critic Roger Fry for the work of such late 19th-century painters as Paul  C é zanne, Georges Seurat, Paul Gauguin, Vincent van Gogh, Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, and others.  All of these painters except van Gogh were French, and most of them began as Impressionists; each  of them abandoned the style, however, to form his own highly personal art. Impressionism was  based, in its strictest sense, on the objective recording of nature in terms of the fugitive effects of  colour and light. The Post-Impressionists rejected this limited aim in favour of more ambitious 
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