The Musée Marmottan Monet, located in Paris, holds a collection of both Impressionist and Post Impressionist Paintings by Claude Monet and other contemporaries of the time. One of the most famous ones is probably Monet's Impression, soleil levant (Impression, Sunrise). It is credited with giving the Impressionist movement its name.
Impressionism is concerned with the aspects of reflected light, it tries to mimic this through the use of short strokes of paint on canvas. Below we put together a top 10 of Impressionist paintings from the greatest artists of that time - the colours in these are bright, cheerful and full of expression. Nature's natural wonders are captured in one still snapshot.