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Georges Seurat

L’écho (Echo), study for Une baignade, Asnières (Bathers at Asnières), 1883-1884

Conté crayon on Michallet paper
12 5/16 × 9 7/16 in
31.3 × 24 cm
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Yale University Art Gallery
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This drawing is one of several known conté crayon studies for Georges Seurat’s large 1884 oil …

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This drawing is one of several known conté crayon studies for Georges Seurat’s large 1884 oil painting, Bathers at Asnieres (National Gallery, London). For this highly finished drawing, Seurat used his characteristic, toothy Michallet paper, which captured bits of the crayon as it worked across the paper’s surface, …

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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 …

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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 …

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This drawing is one of several known conté crayon studies for Georges Seurat’s large 1884 oil …

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This drawing is one of several known conté crayon studies for Georges Seurat’s large 1884 oil painting, Bathers at Asnieres (National Gallery, London). For this highly finished drawing, Seurat used his characteristic, toothy Michallet paper, which captured bits of the crayon as it worked across the paper’s surface, …

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Photo credit: Yale University Art Gallery Public domain
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 …

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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 …

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Georges Seurat

L’écho (Echo), study for Une baignade, Asnières (Bathers at Asnières), 1883-1884

Conté crayon on Michallet paper
12 5/16 × 9 7/16 in
31.3 × 24 cm
Permanent collection
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