By Al Hansen
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Impressionism is a 19th-century artwork stream that originated with a bunch of Paris-based artists. Their self reliant exhibitions introduced them to prominence in the course of the 1870s and Eighteen Eighties, even with harsh competition from the traditional paintings neighborhood in France. The identify of the fashion derives from the name of a Claude Monet paintings, impact, soleil levant (Impression, Sunrise), which provoked the critic Louis Leroy to coin the time period in a satirical overview released within the Parisian newspaper Le Charivari.
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The forearms were worked separately and set in at elbow level. The body is massive, with very wide shoulders and thrust-out chest. The left leg is clearly advanced. Both arms are bent, hands extended forward. The right hand holds a footed cup, with the root of one handle at the back. A dove rested on the left hand; it was sculpted separately, but the remains of four claws are visible between the figure’s forefinger and middle finger. The body and the upper arms are probably covered by two chitons, of which only the lower portion is pleated, under a band decorated with flowers and lotus buds.
Both arms are held to the sides of the body, hands placed flat. 187–88.
Part of the himation covers the left shoulder; another, painted red, falls the entire length of the left side of the body. The face is serious, with the features summarily indicated. There are toolmarks on the flat back. 380. 356. male votaries with conical helmets (cat. c. 63⅝ in. 2474) description The feet and the plinth are modern. The extremely flat body is dressed in a chiton and an unarticulated himation that appears to fall to the feet. It covers the bent right arm with the hand closed.