Signac: Sardine Fishing, Concarneau, Opus 221

Paul Signac: Sardine Fishing, Concarneau (Opus 221) Adagio – 1891 Museum of Modern Art, New York Paul Signac spent much of May 1891 at the Breton port of Roscoff where his new 11 metre yacht was being built. In August […]

1891

1887 January:    February: March: Neo-Impressionist Paintings The Circus: Georges Seurat Madame Hector France: Henri Edmond Cross Other Events January: June 21: September: December 2:  

Cross: Madame Hector France

Henri Edmond Cross: Madame Hector France – 1891  Paris, Musée d’Orsay This portrait of his future wife was Cross’s first foray into painting in the Neo-Impressionist style. He had been a founding member of the Société des Artists Indépendants and […]

Seurat: The Circus

Georges Seurat: The Circus – 1891 Paris, Musée d’Orsay This picture was exhibited in an unfinished state at the seventh Salon des Indépendants which opened on 20 March 1891. Nine days later he was dead. The dominant red–blue–yellow spectrum of […]