Georges Seurat art links 


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Georges Seurat: Woman with a Parasol, 1884
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Georges Seurat

[French Pointillist Painter, 1859-1891]

• Also known as:  Georges-Pierre Seurat
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Original works by Georges Seurat available for purchase at art galleries worldwide
Paintings in Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteArt Institute of Chicago   NEW!
Mini-site for the 2004 exhibition Seurat and the Making of "La Grande Jatte"

Notable SiteArt Institute of Chicago   NEW!

Notable SiteGeorges Seurat at the Detroit Institute of Arts, Michigan
View of Le Crotoy from Upstream, 1889

Notable SiteFine Arts Museums of San Francisco   NEW!

Notable SiteFitzwilliam Museum at the University of Cambridge, UK
Rue St. Vincent, 1884

Notable SiteGuggenheim Berlin
This space is now closed, but some information about past exhibitions remains online

Notable SiteGuggenheim Museum, New York City
Click "View all" to see a total of 5 works online

Notable SiteHermitage Museum, Saint Petersburg, Russia
View of Fort Samson, 1885

Notable SiteJ. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles
3 works online by Seurat

Notable SiteLouvre Museum Graphic Art Database, Paris (in French)  

Notable SiteMetropolitan Museum of Art, New York City   NEW!  

Notable SiteMusée d'Orsay, Paris

Notable SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Boston   NEW!
Drawings collection online

Notable SiteMuseum of Modern Art, New York City  
Includes biographical information about the artist

Notable SiteMuseum of Modern Art, New York City  
Info about a 2007-08 exhibition: "Georges Seurat - The Drawings"

Notable SiteNational Galleries of Scotland, Edinburgh   NEW!

Notable SiteNational Gallery, London, UK

Notable SiteNational Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.   NEW!
Most but not all artists in the NGA database have works online

Notable SiteNational Gallery of Australia, Canberra
Study for Le Bec du Hoc, Grandcamp

Notable SiteNorton Simon Museum, Pasadena, California

Notable SiteRéunion des Musées Nationaux, France (in French)  
Le Cirque, 1891

Notable SiteTate Gallery, London, UK

Notable SiteYale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Connecticut  
L'Echo (study for Une Baignade, Asnières)

Ackland Art Museum at the University of North Carolina

Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio

Courtauld Institute of Art, London, UK
13 works by or related to the artist

Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection, Washington, D.C.
Head of a Young Girl

E.G. Bührle Collection, Zurich
(Click on the title to see a specific work, then click on the image to enlarge)
Study for "Invitation to the Sideshow", 1887
Study for "Sunday Afternoon on the Island of La Grande Jatte", 1884-85

Harvard University Art Museums, Massachusetts
Harvard have works in their collections, but unfortunately you have to type in the search yourself

Hyde Collection Art Museum, Glens Falls, New York
Banks of the Seine near Courbevoie, 1883

Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indiana

Kröller-Müller Museum, Otterlo, Netherlands

Kunstmuseum Basel, Switzerland
Alphabetically under "S"

Los Angeles County Museum of Art   NEW!

Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minnesota  
Port-en-Bessin, 1888

Museum of Modern Art, New York City - Provenance Research Project
4 works by Seurat

Philadelphia Museum of Art   NEW!

Pierpont Morgan Library, New York City
Approach to the Bridge at Courbevoie, 1886

Pierpont Morgan Library, New York City
Nurse with a Child's Carriage

Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium Catalogue (in French)  
La Seine à la Grande-Jatte, 1888

Saint Louis Art Museum, Missouri
Port-en-Bessin: The Outer Harbor (Low Tide), 1888

Smith College Museum of Art, Massachusetts

The Barnes Foundation, Pennsylvania
Models, 1886-88

The Essence of Line: French Drawings from Ingres to Degas

Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam
Woman Singing in a Café Chantant, 1887

Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam
The Seine at Courbevoie, 1884

Wallraf-Richartz-Museum, Cologne, Germany (mostly in German)  

National Art Databases and Museum Inventories:

Art Fund for UK Museums
4 works online when last checked

Joconde Database of French Museum Collections (in French)  

UK National Inventory of Continental European Paintings (NICE)

Art Market:
(e.g. records of past sales at auction; sites providing examples of the artist's signature)
Art Signature Dictionary   NEW!

Christie's Past Sale Archive
(database goes as far back as 1991; images go about as far back as 1999)

Sotheby's Sold Lot Archive
(database goes as far back as 1998; images where permitted by copyright go about as far back as 2001)

Pictures from Image Archives:
Notable SiteGoogle Art Project
Evening, Honfleur (MoMA, The Museum of Modern Art, New York)

Notable SiteGoogle Art Project
Grandcamp, Evening (MoMA, The Museum of Modern Art, New York)

Notable SiteGeorges Seurat at The Artchive  

Notable SiteGeorges Seurat at The Athenaeum  
111 works online by Seurat

Notable SiteGeorges Seurat in the WebMuseum  

Notable SiteWikimedia Commons Image Database  

Bildindex der Kunst und Architektur (in German)  
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Boston College Fine Arts Department

California State University WorldImages Database  

Georges Seurat at CGFA  

Ciudad de la Pintura (in Spanish)  

El Poder de la Palabra (The Power of the Word) (in Spanish)  

Humanities Web  

Mondo Mostre, Milan (in Italian)  
Scroll down for a work from the 2005 exhibition Masterpieces from the Guggenheim

New York Public Library Digital Gallery

Olga's Gallery

PBase Photo Sharing
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The Circus, 1890-91

Rasiel's Wallpapers
(Click on the size of the scan you wish to view)

RKD Netherlands Imagebase   NEW!
Eclectic database of images that range from old black-and-white photos to superb, zoomable reproductions

State Hermitage Museum Unofficial Site

The Halter Collection

USC Annenberg School for Communication

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Miscellaneous Sites:
2 works online

The Modernist Journals Project
(Click "Retrieve Images" to see artworks)

Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable SiteEncyclopedia Britannica complete article on Georges Seurat  
Note: The full version of the article is available only if you follow this link. If you bookmark the article and return later, or if you navigate directly to the Britannica website, you will see a 100-word preview only. Troubleshooting

Notable SiteRKD Netherlands Institute for Art History  

Notable SiteUnion List of Artist Names (Getty Museum)  
Reference sheet with basic information about the artist and pointers to other references.

Notable SiteWikipedia, the "Open Content" Encyclopedia
Biographical info

Art + Auction Magazine
Aman-Jean, conte crayon drawing, 1882-83

Models, 1887-88

The Guardian Newspaper, UK
Essay on Young Woman Powdering Herself, ca.1890

The New Yorker
"Georges Seurat at the Museum of Modern Art", 2007 review by Peter Schjeldahl

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Seurat and the Avant-garde

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Seurat: Drawings and Paintings

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Masters of Art: Seurat


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