The Collection: Paintings

Impressionism & Post-Impressionism

The Courtauld Gallery houses one of the finest collections of Impressionist and Post-Impressionist paintings in the world. Formed by the pioneering collector Samuel Courtauld, the collection offers an array of outstanding works charting the development of modern French painting from Monet and Renoir to Seurat and Gauguin.

Selected paintings from the collection:

Manet Bar at the Folies-Bergere
A Bar at the Folies-Bergère
by Édouard Manet (1882)

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Two Dancer on Stage
Self-Portrait with Bandaged Ear
by Vincent van Gogh (1889)

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Gauguin Nevermore
Nevermore
by Paul Gauguin (1897)

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Gauguin Nevermore
AUTUMN EFFECT AT ARGENTEUIL
by Claude Monet (1873)

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Gauguin Nevermore
The Montagne Sainte-Victoire with a Large Pine
by Paul Cézanne (1887)

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Two Dancer on Stage
Two Dancers on a Stage
by Edgar Degas (1874)

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Featured movieS


IN FOCUS ON PAINTINGS
Looking in detail at Edouard Manet's A Bar at the Folies-Bergère with Fran Herrick, Public Programmes.

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Impressionists and Post Impressionists
With Dr Caroline Campbell, Schroder Foundation Curator of Paintings.

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Renoir's La Loge
Looking in detail at Renoir's La Loge with Professor John House.

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IN FOCUS ON PAINTINGS
Looking in detail at Cézanne's Montagne Sainte Victoire with Professor John House.

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