Detail from a photograph of Claude Monet

"I didn't become an impressionist. As long as I can remember I always have been one". 

Claude Monet

Impressionism at the NGI | An online resource

Detail from Gonzalez


See a selection of the Impressionist works in the National Gallery of Ireland's collection.

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Detail from Pissarro


Biographical notes on the Impressionist artists whose work hangs in the National Gallery of Ireland.

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'Impressionism at the National Gallery of Ireland' by Dr Marie Bourke

& 'Irish Artists painting in France 1860-1915' by Dr Marie Bourke & Sarah Edmondson. 

Two comprehensive resources for teachers and students, available to download or purchase.

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Works & Artists


Explore Impressionist artists and artworks through key themes.


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Teachers & students

Useful information, glossaries and resources on Impressionism for teachers and students.

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The conservation project