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Georges Seurat

La Mer à Grandcamp, 1885

Oil on panel
6 1/4 × 9 7/8 in
15.9 × 25.1 cm
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New Orleans
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M.S. Rau
New Orleans

This tranquil seascape is the work of the great Georges Seurat, one of the most important and …

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Georges Seurat
French, 1859–1891
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Georges Seurat was a founder of Post-Impressionism, a movement that arose in France between 1886 and 1906. Seurat rejected the spontaneity of Impressionism in favor of a more methodical technique grounded in science and the study of optics, known as Pointillism. Included in the last Impressionist exhibition in Paris in 1886, Seurat’s most famous painting, A Sunday on La Grande Jatte (1884), features the small, layered brushstrokes of complementary and contrasting hues that he championed.

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This tranquil seascape is the work of the great Georges Seurat, one of the most important and innovative artists of all time. Entitled La Mer á Grandcamp, it is among the key works in the founding of the Neo-Impressionist movement, representing an important moment in Seurat’s career. It was among the very first in …

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Signed “Seurat” (lower right)
Georges Seurat
French, 1859–1891
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Georges Seurat was a founder of Post-Impressionism, a movement that arose in France between 1886 and 1906. Seurat rejected the spontaneity of Impressionism in favor of a more methodical technique grounded in science and the study of optics, known as Pointillism. Included in the last Impressionist exhibition in Paris in 1886, Seurat’s most famous painting, A Sunday on La Grande Jatte (1884), features the small, layered brushstrokes of complementary and contrasting hues that he championed.

Georges Seurat

La Mer à Grandcamp, 1885

Oil on panel
6 1/4 × 9 7/8 in
15.9 × 25.1 cm
This is a unique work.
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Location
New Orleans
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