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Paul Signac

La Rochelle, Unknown

Watercolor, highlights of gouache and pencil on paper
10 9/10 × 16 7/10 in
27.8 × 42.5 cm
This is a unique work.
€30,000 - 40,000
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HELENE BAILLY GALLERY
Paris
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Certificate of authenticity issued by Mrs Marina Ferreti on April 15th 2019.

Certificate of authenticity issued by Mrs Marina Ferreti on April 15th 2019.

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Signed and located lower left: P. Signac La Rochelle
Paul Signac
French, 1863–1935
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A celebrated Post-Impressionist and Divisionist painter, Paul Signac is known for his luminous depiction of subjects ranging from cabaret performers to seascapes. Signac is famous for his use of Divisionism (the central practice of Neo-Impressionism), a rigorous method invented in 1884 by his close friend Georges Seurat, in which colors are applied to the canvas separately in dots or dabs, blended later through the viewer’s own visual process—a technique Signac exploited to particularly radiant effect. Before the advent of Divisionism, Signac’s style more closely resembled the Impressionism of Camille Pisarro and Claude Monet, the latter’s work significantly influencing Signac in his early career. Signac’s bold sense of color would in turn be an inspiration to the Fauvists André Derain and Henri Matisse, as well as Vincent Van Gogh, whom he counted among his friends.

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HELENE BAILLY GALLERY
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Certificate of authenticity issued by Mrs Marina Ferreti on April 15th 2019.

Certificate of authenticity issued by Mrs Marina Ferreti on April 15th 2019.

Signature
Signed and located lower left: P. Signac La Rochelle
Paul Signac
French, 1863–1935
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A celebrated Post-Impressionist and Divisionist painter, Paul Signac is known for his luminous depiction of subjects ranging from cabaret performers to seascapes. Signac is famous for his use of Divisionism (the central practice of Neo-Impressionism), a rigorous method invented in 1884 by his close friend Georges Seurat, in which colors are applied to the canvas separately in dots or dabs, blended later through the viewer’s own visual process—a technique Signac exploited to particularly radiant effect. Before the advent of Divisionism, Signac’s style more closely resembled the Impressionism of Camille Pisarro and Claude Monet, the latter’s work significantly influencing Signac in his early career. Signac’s bold sense of color would in turn be an inspiration to the Fauvists André Derain and Henri Matisse, as well as Vincent Van Gogh, whom he counted among his friends.

Paul Signac

La Rochelle, Unknown

Watercolor, highlights of gouache and pencil on paper
10 9/10 × 16 7/10 in
27.8 × 42.5 cm
This is a unique work.
€30,000 - 40,000
Have a question? Read our FAQ.
Want to sell a work by this artist? Consign with Artsy.
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