Having moved on from Divisionism, the chroma in his paintings rose to a peak by about 1918, after his retirement to the Côte d’Azur.
After a promisingly Realist start at the age of just 17, he progressed through Impressionist style and became a Divisionist in 1887-88.
Reflections seen in landscapes from Dürer’s pioneering watercolour, through Poussin and Turner to Monet, Sisley and Neo-Impressionists.
More fine views of Saint-Tropez, including a young woman supposedly dying of TB, an industrial Paris cityscape, and an anarchist worker.
In some populations, as many as one in ten men has significant colour vision deficiency. What effect does that have on how they perceive paintings?
From Ondines, who kill men by their curse, to a frozen fountain in Agubbio, and parks in New York, Paris and Rome.
In the early 20th century, painters started using intense colours, often raw from the tube, and those shifted to give green flesh and blue horses.
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.
The more of less regular repetition of form to generate rhythms has long been used in figurative painting, but in the 19th century became prominent in landscapes.
Paintings from the early 20th century by artists who lived on the coast near Saint-Tropez, from Signac and van Rysselberghe to Pierre Bonnard.