1859-1891. Georges Seurat. Georges Seurat. Born 1859 in Paris, France Part of the French Impressionism Movement Studied art between 1878-79, then did a year of military service. Returned to Paris in 1880 and began his art career.
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Usual Subjects: Leisure activities
Signature Style: Bright colors in tiny dots. (Pointillism)
Concerns: optical blending of colors in the eye of the beholder.
Hallmarks: Grainy surface, stylized figures, meticulous process.