Tuesday, 20 March 2012

Georges Seurat - part 4



Portrait of Seurat by Maxilmilien Luce

This is part 4 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.


1888 Port-en-Bessin 
oil on canvas 66.9 x 84.4 cm

1888 Port-en-Bessin, Entrance to the Harbour 
oil on canvas 54.9 x 65.1 cm

1888 Port-en-Bessin

1888 Sunday at Port-en-Bessin 
oil on canvas 66 x 82.5 cm

1888 The Seine and the Grande Jatte 
oil on canvas 65 x 82 cm

1888-90 Young Woman Powdering Herself 
oil on canvas 95.5 x 79.5 cm 
© The Samuel Courtauld Trust, The Courtauld Gallery, London

1889 The Eiffel Tower 
oil on canvas 24 x 15.2 cm

1889 View of Le Crotoy 
oil on canvas 70 x 86.4 cm

1889-90 Le Chahut 
oil on canvas 167.9 x 141 cm

c1889 Study for "Le Chahut" 
oil on panel 21.8 x 15.8 cm 
© The Samuel Courtauld Trust, The Courtauld Gallery, London

1890 Beach at Gravelines 
oil on panel 16 x 24.5 cm 
© The Samuel Courtauld Trust, The Courtauld Gallery, London

1890 Gravelines, an Evening Study 
oil on panel 15.6 x 25.6 cm

1890 The Channel at Gravelines, Evening 
oil on canvas 65.4 x 81.9 cm

1890 The Channel at Gravelines, Grand Fort-Philippe 
oil on canvas 65.1 x 81 cm

1890 The Channel at Gravelines, in the direction of the Sea 
oil on canvas 73 x 93.3 cm

1890 The Channel of Gravelines, Petit Fort Philippe 
oil on canvas 73.3 x 92.8 cm

1890-91 Study for "The Circus" 
oil on canvas

1891 The Circus 
oil on canvas 185 x 152 cm

n.d. Angler 
oil on panel 24 x 15.2 cm 
© The Samuel Courtauld Trust, Courtauld Institute of Art Gallery, London

n.d. Horses in Water 
oil on panel 15.2 x 24.8 cm 
© The Samuel Courtauld Trust, Courtauld Institute of Art Gallery, London

Port-en-Bessin

The Lighthouse at Honfleur 
conté crayon and gouache on laid paper 24.1 x 30.8 cm

Woman in a Park 
oil on panel 25.1 x 15.5 cm

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