More fine views of Saint-Tropez, including a young woman supposedly dying of TB, an industrial Paris cityscape, and an anarchist worker.
Themes from Saint-Tropez of grand trees, fishing boats with simultaneous contrast of colours, a portrait of his wife, and an anarchist idyll.
Deaths of Van Gogh and Georges Seurat. Signac’ unsuccessful interiors, and his far more popular landscapes.
During 1888-89, he started sailing his boat, the ‘Tub’, on the River Seine, and visited the coast. He moved from industrial views to those of rivers, the sea and watersports.
In the Spring, he changed style to Pointillism, then spent the summer at Les Andelys, where he painted a series of fine views, before ‘The Dining Room’, a masterly interior.
A selection of his Impressionist paintings made during the mid-1880s before he adopted ‘pointillist’ style after becoming one of Seurat’s closest friends.
With its origins in the old rivalry between form and colour, Divisionism was the concept of scientific painting in the mind of Georges Seurat.
With his distinctive almost Divisionist style, he painted scenes from Armenian and other legends, but is almost forgotten in much of the world.
Recognised as the first Italian Symbolist, he was introduced to Divisionism by a patron and art critic. Magnificent paintings.
At the start of the 20th century, he painted huge canvases for major public buildings, including a series for Toulouse’s palatial capitol.