Georges Seurat - A Sunday on La Grande Jatte (1884-1886)

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Art History Online presents ‘A Sunday on La Grande Jatte - 1884’ by French painter Georges Seurat (1859-1891). A key work in Art History, announcing a new direction, known as Neo-Impressionism. A great example of pointillism.

By watching this video you’ll learn the major facts about ‘A Sunday on La Grande Jatte - 1884’, also known as 'Un dimanche après-midi à l’Île de la Grande Jatte’. The painting will be visually analyzed (composition, ordonnance, color, technique, style, etc.) and the common interpretations are explained.