Template:Georges Seurat - A Sunday on La Grande Jatte -- 1884 - Google Art Project

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Artist
Georges Seurat (1859–1891) Link back to Creator infobox template wikidata:Q34013
Georges Seurat
Description

French painter, draughtsman, lithographer and designer

Date of birth/death 29 March 1891
Location of birth/death Paris Paris
Work location Brest, France (1879), Paris (), Burgundy (1881), Paris (1882-1886), Normandy (1885), Honfleur (1886), Paris (1886), Port-en-Bessin-Huppain (), Le Crotoy (1889), Gravelines (1890), Paris (1890-1891)
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Details of artist on Google Art Project
Title A Sunday on La Grande Jatte -- 1884
Object type Painting
Date (1884 - 1886)
Medium

oil on canvas

English: Oil on canvas
Dimensions Height: 2,076.45 mm (81.75 in). Width: 3,079.75 mm (121.25 in).
Art Institute of Chicago Link back to Institution infobox template wikidata:Q239303
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Native name Art Institute of Chicago
Location Chicago, United States
Coordinates 41° 52′ 46″ N, 87° 37′ 26″ W Link to OpenStreetMap  Link to Google Maps
Established
Website www.artic.edu
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Level Second Level (Details of level on Google Art Project)

room Gallery 240 (Details of room on Google Art Project)
Accession number 1926.224
Object history
English: By decent to Mme. Seurat, the artist’s mother (died 1899), Paris, 1891; by descent to Emile Seurat, the artist’s brother; sold for 800 francs to Casimir Brû, Paris, 1900; given by him to his daughter, Lucie, Paris, 1900; Lucie Brû Cousturier and Edmond Cousturier, Paris; sold for $20,000 possibly through Charles Vildrac, Paris to Frederic Clay and Helen Birch Bartlett, Chicago, 1924; given to the Art Institute, 1926.
Exhibition history
English:

Paris, Maison Dorée, 1, rue Laffitte, VIIIème Exposition de peinture, May 15–June 15, 1886, cat. 175.

Paris, Rue des Tuileries, IIème Exposition de la Société des Artistes Indépendants, August 21–September 21, 1886, cat. 353.

Brussels, Musée de l’Art Modern, IVe exposition annuelle de XX, February, 1887, cat. 1.

Paris, Pavillon de la Ville de Paris, VIIIème Exposition de la Société des Artistes Indépendants, March 19–April 27, 1892, cat. 1082.

Paris, 23 Boulevard des Italiens, Exposition de La Revue Blanche, Georges Seurat: Oeuvres peintes et dessinées, March 19–April 5, 1900, cat. 17.

Paris, Grandes Serres de la Ville de Paris (serre “B” de la Champs de la Reine, Aval-Alma), 21me Exposition de la Société des Artistes Indépendants. Éxposition Rétrospective Georges Seurat (1859-1891), 1905, cat. 18.

Paris, Galeries Bernheim-Jeune et Cie, Georges Seurat (1859-1891), December 14, 1908–January 9, 1909, cat. 58.

Paris, Galeries Bernheim-Jeune, Exposition Georges Seurat, January 15–31, 1920, cat. 23.

Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Exhibition of Modern French Paintings from the Birch-Bartlett Collection, April–September, 1925, checklist no. 9.

Boston Art Club, Birch-Bartlett Collection of Modern French Paintings, December 9-16, 1925, checklist no. 26.

The Art Institute of Chicago, A Century of Progress Exhibition of Paintings and Sculpture, June 1–November 1, 1933, cat. 370.

The Art Institute of Chicago, A Century of Progress Exhibition of Paintings and Sculpture, June 1–November 1, 1934, cat. 324.

The Art Institute of Chicago, Art of the United Nations, November 16, 1944–January 1, 1945, no cat. no.

The Art Institute of Chicago, Seurat: Paintings and Drawings, January 16–March 7, 1958, cat. 101, traveled to New York, The Museum of Modern Art, Seurat: Paintings and Drawings, March 24–May 11, 1958.

The Art Institute of Chicago, The Art of the Edge: European Frames 1300-1900, October 17–December 14, 1986, not included in the catalogue.

The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago’s Dream, A World’s Treasure: The Art Institute of Chicago 1893-1993, November 1–January 9, 1994, no cat. no, pl. 21.

The Art Institute of Chicago, Seurat and the Making of La Grande Jatte, June 16–September 19, 2004, cat. 80.

Inscriptions
English: Inscribed at lower right: Seurat
Notes More info at museum site
Source/Photographer twGyqq52R-lYpA at Google Cultural Institute, zoom level maximum

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