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Port-en-Bessin, Entrance to the Harbor.

Port-en-Bessin, Entrance to the Harbor Georges-Pierre Seurat 1888

Port-en-Bessin, Calvados, c.1884 by  Paul Signac

Calvados

Port-en-Bessin, Calvados, by Paul Signac

Camille  Pissarro (French, 1830-1903)

Camille Pissarro (French, 1830-1903)

Georges-Pierre Seurat. Grandcamp, Evening. 1885, painted border c. 1888-89

Van Gogh was a great admirer of Seurat, whom he called ‘without any doubt ’ the leader of the young avant-garde. Seurat's influence on Van Gogh also extends to the expression of the environment in a way that was different from finely detailed strokes.

Seurat's unique style of painting (called pointillism, divisionism, or neo-impressionism) was based on scientific theories of how the optical nerve transmits juxtaposed colors to the brain. Seurat painted a border of complementary colors along the edge...

Seurat's unique style of painting (called pointillism, divisionism, or neo-impressionism) was based on scientific theories of how the optical nerve transmits juxtaposed colors to the brain. Seurat painted a border of complementary colors along the edge...

Eugène BOUDIN (Eugène Louis Boudin) Plage en Normandie (France, 1824-1898)  #Normandie

Eugène BOUDIN (Eugène Louis Boudin) Plage en Normandie (France, 1824-1898) #Normandie

Eugène BOUDIN Landscape River Touques  #Normandie #Touques

Eugène BOUDIN Landscape River Touques #Normandie #Touques

Points of red, blue, green, pink, lavender, orange, and yellow create a stylized and carefully balanced scene of apple picking in the French countryside. The figures labor under the shadow of a large tree whose edges create a decorative pattern in the foreground, and the small dabs of pure, vibrant color create the dazzling effect of bright afternoon sunshine. The points of color, placed very close to one another, blend in our eye rather than on the surface of the canvas. This exploration of…

Points of red, blue, green, pink, lavender, orange, and yellow create a stylized and carefully balanced scene of apple picking in the French countryside. The figures labor under the shadow of a large tree whose edges create a decorative pattern in the foreground, and the small dabs of pure, vibrant color create the dazzling effect of bright afternoon sunshine. The points of color, placed very close to one another, blend in our eye rather than on the surface of the canvas. This exploration of…

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