Friday, 16 March 2012

Georges Seurat - part 2

Georges Seurat by Ernest Laurent Seurat 1883

This is part 2 of a 4-part post on the works of the French artist Georges Seurat (1859 – 1891). Seurat, along with fellow artist Paul Signac originated the influential theory and practice of neo-impressionism, and is noted for his creation of the pointillist technique. For biographical notes on Seurat see part 1.


1883 Fishermen 
16.2 x 24.8 cm

1883 Route de Gennevilliers

c1883-4 Poplars 
conté crayon on paper 24.3 x 31 cm

c1883-4 Stone Breaker with Wheelbarrow 
oil on panel 17.1 x 26 cm

c1883 Boat by the Bank, Asnieres 
oil on canvas 15 x 24 cm 
© The Samuel Courtauld Trust, The Courtauld Gallery, London

c1883 House Among the Trees 
oil on panel 16 x 25 cm

c1883 Man Painting his Boat 
oil on panel 16 x 24 cm

c1883 Two Banks 
oil on panel 15 x 24.8 cm

1884 Bathers at Asnières 
oil on canvas 201 x 300 cm

The following three works are sketches or studies related to the above Bathers at Asnières:

1883 Seated Nude, Study for Bathers at Asnières 
conté crayon on paper 31.7 x 24.7 cm

1883-4 L'Echo, study for Bathers at Asnières 
conté crayon on Michallet paper 31.2 x 24 cm

c1883-4 Study for Bathers at Asnières 
oil on wood 15.7 x 24.9 cm

1884-86 Sunday Afternoon on the Island of la Grande Jatte 
oil on canvas 207.5 x 308.1

The following twelve works are sketches and studies related to Seurat's most famous masterpiece - the above Sunday Afternoon on the Island of la Grande Jatte:

1884 A Woman Fishing ( study for la Grande Jatte ) 
conté crayon on paper 30.8 x 23.8 cm

1884 Monkey ( study for la Grande Jatte ) 
conté crayon on paper 31.1 x 23.9 cm

1884 Oil Sketch for la Grande Jatte  
oil on panel 15.5 x 24.3 cm

1884 Study for la Grande Jatte 
oil on canvas 70.5 x 104.1 cm

1884 Study for la Grande Jatte 
oil on wood 15.6 x 24.1 cm

1884 Study for la Grande Jatte

1884 Tree Trunks ( study for la Grande Jatte ) 
conté crayon on laid paper 47.4 x 61.5 cm

1884 Trees ( study for la Grande Jatte ) 
conté crayon on laid paper 62 x 47.5 cm

1884 Woman Walking with a Parasol ( study for la Grande Jatte ) 
conté crayon on laid paper 31.7 x 24.1 cm

1884 Woman with a Parasol ( study for la Grande Jatte )

1884-5 Seated Woman with a Parasol ( study for la Grande Jatte )
 conté crayon on laid paper 47.7 x 31.5 cm

1884-5 Study for la Grande Jatte 
oil on panel 15.6 x 25.2 cm

c1884-6 Woman with Umbrella 
conté crayon on Michallet paper 31.7 x 24.7 cm

c1884 Fisherman 
oil on panel 33.5 x 42.7 cm

c1884 Man in a Boat 
oil on panel 15 x 24 cm 
© The Samuel Courtauld Trust, The Courtauld Gallery, London

c1884 The Rue St. Vincent, Paris, in Spring 
oil on panel 24.7 x 15.5 cm

2 comments:

  1. As somebody who lived in NYC and lives in Chicago, it is a joy to see Seurat's work together in one -- all be it virtual -- place.

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