Disgusted with the quick, feverish brushwork and unmixed colors, art critic Louis Leroy dismissed Claude Monet's 1874 painting Impression: Sunrise by calling it "impressionistic." Undeterred, Monet and friends adopted the term as their own. The Impressionists, with Monet as one of their great masters, would eventually earn wide acclaim and influence countless artists. Size Closed: 7" W x 7" H. Size Opened: 7" W x 14" H. ISBN-13: 9781421647203. ISBN-10: 1421647206.