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The Bridge of Courbevoie

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Description: Georges Seurat: The Art of Vision
When A Sunday on the Grande Jatte—1884 (Un Dimanche à la Grande Jatte—1884) was exhibited by Seurat in 1886 and 1887, it was understood by many critics within two seemingly unrelated interpretive frameworks (fig. 42). A number of critics focused on the artist’s pointillist method of paint application, that is, on...
PublisherYale University Press
Description: The Art of Impressionism: Painting Technique and the Making of Modernity
During the early evolution of grounds for oil painting, the choice of materials was subject both to aesthetic and practical considerations, and these first and foremost determined ground colour. Only secondarily did permanence and the long-term effects of certain grounds come to be considered...
PublisherYale University Press
Related print edition pages: pp.62-85

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