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Georges Seurat. By: Rebecca Emanuel. Biographical Information . Born on December 2, 1859 Full name: Georges-Pierre Seurat Youngest of 3 children

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georges seurat

Georges Seurat

By: Rebecca Emanuel

biographical information
Biographical Information
  • Born on December 2, 1859
  • Full name: Georges-Pierre Seurat
  • Youngest of 3 children
  • He was born into a very rich family in Paris. His father was a wealthy lawyer named Chrsostome-Antoine Seurat. His mother, Ernestine Faivre, came from a rich Parisian family.
  • He died at the age of 31 in 1891. (meningitis)
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Biographical Information
  • 1870s-Took private drawing lessons from his uncle, Paul Haumonte, a painter.
  • 1875- Studied drawing under the sculptor Justin Lequien.
  • 1878-1879-Studied art at the Ecole des Beaux-Arts in Paris.
  • Seurat left the Ecole des Beaux-Arts in 1879 to perform his military service in Brest.
  • He founded Neo-Impressionism
  • Created the principle of use of Pointalism
influential life experiences
Influential Life Experiences
  • He traveled with Edmond-Francois Aman-Jeanto the island of La Grande Jatte. This island was the inspiration for manyof his future works.
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Influential life experiences
  • Seurat found lots of inspiration during his military career; much of his inspiration came from the beaches and sea. He created many different paintings and drawings at this time.
artist s art movement
Artist’s Art Movement
  • Seurat has been noted as the founder of Neo-Impressionism. (Post Impressionism)
  • Major example as an “artist as a scientist.” All his life he studied color and theories and the effects of where they should be placed for different effects.
  • The Pointillism technique, in which small dots of color are grouped to make more colors than that were used, was adopted by his followers, the Neo-Impressionists.
artist art movement
Artist Art Movement
  • Neo-Impressionism was the movement of applying separate colors to the surface so that the eye mixed the colors rather than the artist on his or her palette.
  • It started in France and flourished from 1886 to 1906.
  • Seurat caused the changing point from the Impressionism movement to Neo-Impressionism. He started using pointillism in his works to depict a new style of art. Many other artist followed and started using new ways that were not acceptable in the Impressionism Era.
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Artist’s Art Movement
  • Neo-Impressionism led into the Fauvism and Expressionism era. This movement changes color, light, and texture for a desired effect. Georges Seurat affected this movement because the pointillism technique was still used, and so was the blending of colors.
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Artist’s Art Movement
  • Locations where he worked: Seurat moved wherever he found inspiration. He worked in the war and on the Island of La Grande Jatte. Many of his works were completed in his personal studio.
  • Other influential artists at this time: Paul Signac, Camille Pissarro, and Lucien Pissarro.
  • His most famous art works are Bathers at Asnières and A Sunday Afternoon on the Island of La Grande Jatte.


Oil On Canvas

A Sunday on La Grande Jatte


Le Bec du Hoc, Grandcamp


Oil On Canvas


Le port de Gravelines

Oil On Canvas



Oil on canvas

The Circus