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Georges Seurat, self-portrait

from Mental Floss

15 Things You Might Not Know About 'A Sunday on La Grande Jatte — 1884'

"Una tarde de domingo en la isla de la Grande Jatte" (1884)- Georges Seurat (Neoimpresionismo) (Francia) (1859-1891)

Henri Lebasque (1865-1937) was a French Intimist whose work was influenced by his contact with younger painters, especially Édouard Vuillard and Pierre Bonnard, founders of the The Nabis' Group, who were the Intimists that first favoured the calm and quietude of domestic subject matter. From his first acquaintance with Georges Seurat and Paul Signac, Lebasque learnt the significance of a colour theory which stressed the use of complementary colours in shading.

Seurat Art Projects for Kids: The students discover the style of pointillism through the work of French artist, Georges Seurat. They will create their own “pointillism” masterpieces while learning and applying color theory.