A selection of his Impressionist paintings made during the mid-1880s before he adopted ‘pointillist’ style after becoming one of Seurat’s closest friends.
From 15 minutes to sketch a passing thunderstorm in oils, to more than a year for several masterworks of the 19th century.
After Seurat’s unexpected and early death, Paul Signac was his artistic heir, but the movement went in different directions before fading out after 1900.
With its origins in the old rivalry between form and colour, Divisionism was the concept of scientific painting in the mind of Georges Seurat.
Before the 1880s, Whistler’s landscapes were very painterly, painted alla prima, showed views later featured by Impressionists, and even used wooden panels of the same size.
Paintings of scenes from plays by Degas, Seurat, Georges Clairin, and others.
Friend of Georges Seurat, his paintings were overtly Symbolist in the late 19th century, featuring St Genevieve, Hesiod and a muse.
He was a friend of the Divisionist Georges Seurat, but in the late 1880s became a strict Symbolist. A small but fine selection of his paintings.
Wonderful paintings of the last years of sail, from Aivazovsky, Clarkson Stanfield, William McTaggart, Seurat, Signac, and others.
Moving back to Impressionist style, he painted the countryside around Éragny, and views of the cities of London and Paris.