List of illustrations

  • Boats
  • Fort Samson (Grandcamp)
  • The Roadstead at Grandcamp
  • The Bec du Hoc (Grandcamp)
  • Grandcamp (Evening)
  • Entrance to the Port of Honfleur
  • Tip of the Jetty of Honfleur
  • The Hospice and Lighthouse of Honfleur
  • Western jetty of Honfleur
  • The Lighthouse at Honfleur
  • Mouth of the Seine, Evening
  • The Shore at Bas Butin
  • The Maria, Honfleur
  • Corner of a Basin, Honfleur
  • Harbor light and foghorn at the end of the western jetty, Honfleur
  • Regatta at Argenteuil
  • Entrance to the port of Honfleur showing the eastern and western jetties, harbor lights, and tide signal
  • Lighthouse of the hospital and the western jetty of Honfleur
  • Panorama Rotunda in the Place d’Austerlitz, Paris
  • Panorama of Constantinople by Jules-Arsène Garnier
  • Diarama of an Alpine Scene
  • Alpine Scene: Night
  • Aerial view of Port-en-Bessin post-World War II
  • Port-en-Bessin, Entrance to the Harbor
  • Port-en-Bessin, Sunday (Port-en-Bessin, un dimanche)
  • Photograph of an interior basin looking out toward the jetties, Port-en-Bessin
  • Port-en-Bessin, The Bridge and the Quays
  • Photograph of the entrance to the interior basins, looking west, Porten-Bessin
  • The Grues and the Percée
  • Port-en-Bessin, Outer Harbor (High Tide)
  • Outer harbor seen from the cliffs to the west of the port, Port-en-Bessin
  • Port-en-Bessin, Outer Harbor (Low Tide)
  • Chart of Tide Signals
  • Photograph of the semaphore of Port-en-Bessin
  • Chart of Semaphore Signal Code
  • View of Le Crotoy, from Upstream
  • Le Crotoy (Downstream)
  • The Channel of Gravelines, Petit Fort Philippe
  • The Channel of Gravelines, Petit Fort Philippe
  • The Channel of Gravelines, Direction of the Sea
  • The Channel of Gravelines, An Evening
  • A Sunday on the Grande Jatte—1884
  • Draft of a letter from Seurat to Maurice Beaubourg
  • Croqueton (Study for A Sunday on the Grande Jatte—1884)
  • Croqueton (Study for A Sunday on the Grande Jatte—1884)
  • Croqueton (Study for A Sunday on the Grande Jatte—1884)
  • Landscape—The Island of the Grande Jatte
  • Landscape—The Island of the Grande Jatte
  • A Sunday on the Grande Jatte—1884 (detail)
  • Oath of the Horatii
  • A Sunday on the Grande Jatte—1884 (detail)
  • A Sunday on the Grande Jatte—1884 (detail)
  • A Sunday on the Grande Jatte—1884 (detail)
  • Bathers at Asnières
  • A Bathing Place, Asnières (detail)
  • The Seine at Courbevoie
  • Paul Signac, diagram of Seurat’s vantage points on the Grande Jatte
  • A Sunday on the Grande Jatte—1884 (detail)
  • A Sunday on the Grande Jatte—1884, detail
  • A Sunday on the Grande Jatte—1884 (detail)
  • A Sunday on the Grande Jatte—1884 (detail)
  • Models (Poseuses)
  • Spring, detail of the Three Graces
  • The Three Graces
  • Poseuses (detail)
  • The Source
  • The Valpinçon Bather
  • Grande Odalisque
  • Installation view of Seurat’s "Les Poseuses" at the Association pour l’Art exhibition in Antwerp, 1892
  • Study for Poseuses
  • Study for Poseuses
  • Moored Boats and Trees
  • The Bridge of Courbevoie
  • Grey Weather on the Grande Jatte
  • Man Leaning on a Parapet
  • Parade de Cirque
  • The Cancan (Le Chahut)
  • Circus
  • Advertisement for the Cirque Corvi
  • Photograph of the exterior of the Cirque Corvi, early twentieth century
  • Photograph of the exterior of the Cirque Corvi, early twentieth century.
  • Parade
  • Study for Parade de cirque
  • Sunken orchestra pit in Richard Wagner’s Festspielhaus, Bayreuth, Germany
  • Multiple proscenium arches in Richard Wagner’s Festspielhaus, Bayreuth, Germany
  • Sketch of the Entrance to the Cirque Corvi
  • La Goulue’s fairground booth at the Foire du Trône with works by Toulouse-Lautrec
  • Young Woman Powdering Herself
  • Advertisement for Félix Potin perfume products
  • Young Woman Powdering Herself (detail)
  • Young Woman Powdering Herself (detail)
  • Cover for L’Homme à femmes (The Ladies’ Man) by Victor Joze
  • At the Circus
  • Aman-Jean as Pierrot
  • Aman-Jean (Portrait of Edmond François Aman-Jean)
  • Artist at Work
  • Woman in a Carriage
  • On the Balcony
  • View through a Balcony Railing
  • The Veil
  • Skirt (Study for A Sunday on the Grande Jatte—1884)
  • House Painter
  • Woman Opening Parasol
  • Man Polishing Shoes
  • Carriage Driver
  • Woman Knitting
  • Embroidery
  • Paul Alexis
  • Woman Reading by Lamplight
  • Woman Seated by an Easel
  • Condolences
  • Anaïs Faivre Haumonté on Her Deathbed
  • Man Dining
  • Woman with Black Bow
  • Boulevard du Temple, detail
  • Café Singer
  • Madame Seurat, the Artist's Mother
  • Reading
  • Study for A Bathing Place, Asnières
  • Study for A Bathing Place, Asnières
  • Study for A Bathing Place, Asnières
  • Study for A Bathing Place, Asnières
  • Study for A Bathing Place, Asnières
  • Study for A Bathing Place, Asnières
  • Study for A Bathing Place, Asnières
  • The Fair Performer
  • Ballet Rehearsal on the Stage
  • At the Concert Européen
  • At the Gaîté Rochechouart
  • At the Divan Japonais
  • High C (Forte Chanteuse)
  • Aux Ambassadeurs
  • Café-Concert
  • At the Concert Parisien
  • Eden Concert
  • Paul Signac
  • Eiffel Tower
  • Design for a monumental lighthouse for Paris
  • Lighthouse in Valassaaret
  • Iron lighthouse design by Eiffel and Co.
  • Cover of L’Exposition de Paris de 1889
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~I am happy to have the opportunity to thank in writing the people and institutions who have helped to make this book possible. Since this work originated as my doctoral dissertation at Princeton, I would like to begin by expressing my deep gratitude to Hal Foster, Rachel DeLue, and most of all Carol Armstrong for their support, insight, and guidance. Their...
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Description: Georges Seurat: The Art of Vision
~Georges Seurat painted The Hospice and Lighthouse of Honfleur in the summer of 1886, one of seven paintings in a series that he produced of Honfleur’s port and surrounding coastline (see fig. 8). The lighthouse in the middle ground is matched by one in the far background, visible, but just barely so, from where...
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So wrote the Neo-Impressionist artist Charles Angrand in a letter penned sometime during the first decade of the twentieth century to fellow Neo-Impressionist Henri-Edmond Cross. It was to the memory of Georges...
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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...
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Of the more than two hundred surviving drawings that Seurat produced over the course of his career, two are of visual artists at work: one is of his friend Edmond Aman-Jean, which was shown in the Salon of 1883, and the other is of an...
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It is the experience of climbing up the Eiffel Tower and viewing the expansive vista around him that the writer François Coppée described with such seeming enthusiasm in the excerpt of the poem quoted above. And it is with a discussion of Seurat’s 1889 painted panel of the Eiffel Tower, the ways that it...
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