Overview

pointillism


Related Overviews

Neo-Impressionism

Georges Seurat (1859—1891) French painter

divisionism

Paul Signac (1863—1935) French neo-Impressionist painter

See all related overviews in Oxford Index » »

 

More Like This

Show all results sharing these subjects:

  • Art
  • Music

GO

Show Summary Details

Quick Reference

The term was derived from the French critic Félix Fénéon's phrase peinture au point (‘painting in dots’) used in 1886 to describe Georges Seurat's masterpiece La Grande Jatte (Art Institute, Chicago). However, Seurat and his chief disciple, Paul Signac, preferred the word Divisionism. See Neo-impressionism.

Subjects: Art — Music.


Reference entries

See all related reference entries in Oxford Index »


Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please, subscribe or login to access all content.