Georges Pierre Seurat

Wikioo.org - The Encyclopedia of Fine Arts - Artist, Painter  Georges Pierre Seurat

Style: Post-Impressionism;Pointillism;Neo-Classicism

Place: Paris

Born: 1859

Death: 1891

Nationality: France

Biography:

Georges-Pierre Seurat (2 December 1859 - 29 March 1891) was a French painter and draftsman. His large work A Sunday Afternoon on the Island of La Grande Jatte (1884-1886), his most famous painting, altered the direction of modern art by initiating Neo-impressionism, and is one of the icons of 19th century painting. Life Seurat was born into a wealt...