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Georges Seurat

Author: Pierre Courthion; Georges Seurat
Publisher: New York : H.N. Abrams, 1988.
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Numerous black-and-white illustrations show his extraordinary handling of the mediums of charcoal and conte crayon. The text and commentaries are by French author and critic Pierre Courthion, a foremost authority on the Impressionists and Post-Impressionists. A biographical essay is followed by an album of reproductions.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Courthion, Pierre.
Georges Seurat.
New York : H.N. Abrams, 1988
(OCoLC)578878528
Named Person: Georges Seurat; Georges Seurat
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Pierre Courthion; Georges Seurat
ISBN: 0810915197 9780810915190
OCLC Number: 18690565
Notes: "Concise ed. of Pierre Courthion's Seurat, originally published in 1968"--T.p. verso.
Description: 128 p. : ill. (some col.), port. ; 31 cm.
Contents: Acknowledgments --
Georges Seurat / Pierre Courthion --
Biographical outline --
Colorplates: Head of a girl (Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection, Washington, D.C.) --
In the woods at Pontaubert (Private Collection, London) --
Peasants driving stakes (Collection Mr. and Mrs. John L. Loeb, New York) --
Horse (Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York) --
Seated woman (Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York) --
Stone breakers (Collection Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mellon, Upperville, Va.) --
Industrial suburb (Collection Pierre Levy, Troyes) --
Fishermen (Collection Pierre Levy, Troyes) --
Horses in the water (Study for bathing at Asnieres)-(Formerly Collection Cristabel, lady Aberconway, London) --
Bank of the Seine (Study for bathing at Asnieres)-(Private Collection, Paris) --
Bathing at Asnieres (National Gallery, London) --
Bathing at Asnieres (Detail)-(National Gallery, London) --
Stone breaker (Phillips Collection, Washington, D.C.) --
Rue Saint-Vincent, Montmartre, in spring (Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge, England) --
Study for La Grande Jatte (Private Collection) --
Lady with a monkey (Study for La Grande Jatte)-(Smith College Museum of Art, Northampton, Mass.) --
Afternoon at La Grande Jatte (Study for La Grande Jatte)-(Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Bequest of Samuel A. Lewisohn, 1951) --
Sunday afternoon on the island of La Grande Jatte (Art Institute of Chicago, Helen Birch Bartlett Collection) --
Bec Du Hoc, Grandcamp (Tate Gallery, London) --
Dockside at Honfleur (Kroller-Muller State Museum, Otterlo, Netherlands) --
Evening, Honfleur (Museum of Modern Art, New York. Gift of Mrs. David M. Levy). Shore at Bas-Butin, Honfleur (Musee des Beaux-Arts, Tournai, Belgium --
End of the Jetty at Honfleur (Kroller-Muller State Museum, Otterlo, Netherlands) --
Seine at La Grande Jatte in the spring (Musee d'Art Moderne, Brussels) --
Bridge at Courbevoie (Courtauld Institute of Art, Home House Trustees, London) --
Seated model (Study for: Models)-(Musee d'Orsay, Paris) --
Standing model (Study for: Models)-(Musee d'Orsay, Paris) --
Seated model, back (Study for: Models)-(Musee d'Orsay, Paris) --
Models (Small version)-(Collection Henry P. McIlhenny, Philadelphia) --
Study for: Side Show (Collection Emil Buhrle, Zurich) --
Side show (Parade)-(Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York)-(Bequest of Stephen C. Clark, 1960) --
Port-en-Bessin (Minneapolis Institute of Art. William Hood Dunwoody Fund) --
Loading hoist at the water gap, Port-en-Bessin (Collection Mrs. W. Averell Harriman, New York) --
Fishing fleet at Port-en-Bessin (Museum of Modern Art, New York. Lillie P. Bliss Collection) --
Port-en-Bessin, outer harbor at low tide (Saint Louis Museum) --
Eiffel Tower (Collection Mr. and Mrs. Germain Seligman, New York) --
Young woman powdering herself (Courtauld Institute of Art, Home House Trustees, London) --
Port of gravelines (Indianapolis Museum of Art. Gift in memory of Daniel W. and Elizabeth C. Marmon) --
Channel at gravelines, evening (Collection William A.M. Burden, New York) --
Circus (Musee d'Orsay, Paris).
Responsibility: Pierre Courthion ; [translated by Norbert Guterman].

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Numerous black-and-white illustrations show his extraordinary handling of the mediums of charcoal and conte crayon. The text and commentaries are by French author and critic Pierre Courthion, a foremost authority on the Impressionists and Post-Impressionists. A biographical essay is followed by an album of reproductions.

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