Seurat at Gravelines

Seurat at Gravelines

The Last Landscapes

Book - 1990
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"... a powerful lesson in what a museum can do when it draws on its own resources."—The Washington Times

"Seen individually or as an ensemble, thesecompositions represent a culminating phase of Seurat's development, at once lucid, subtle, andstrong.... In its clear focus upon an important aspect of Seurat's work, it nevertheless stands as awelcome addition to the literature on that preeminent master of Neo-Impressionism."—Choice

This illuminating introduction to Seurat's unusual art explores thefour different views of Gravelines, a small seaport in Normandy, which Seurat painted in 1890, thesummer before his death. The book contains reproductions and full documentation of Seurat'sGravelines works and analyzes Seurat's distinctive approach to color, design, andperception.



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"... a powerful lesson in what a museum can do when it draws on its own resources." —The Washington Times

"Seen individually or as an ensemble, these compositions represent a culminating phase of Seurat's development, at once lucid, subtle, and strong.... In its clear focus upon an important aspect of Seurat's work, it nevertheless stands as a welcome addition to the literature on that preeminent master of Neo-Impressionism." —Choice

This illuminating introduction to Seurat's unusual art explores the four different views of Gravelines, a small seaport in Normandy, which Seurat painted in 1890, the summer before his death. The book contains reproductions and full documentation of Seurat's Gravelines works and analyzes Seurat's distinctive approach to color, design, and perception.



Publisher: Indianapolis, Ind. : Indianapolis Museum of Art in cooperation with Indiana University Press, c1990
ISBN: 9780936260556
0936260556
9780936260563
0936260564
Branch Call Number: ND553.S5 L44 1990
759.4 SEU LE 1990
Characteristics: 80 p. : ill. (some col.), facsims., maps ; 32 cm

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