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George Seurat

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George Seurat

George Seurat was born on December 2, 1859 in Paris. His father was a native to Champagne, and his mother was a Parisian. He lived at 100 Boulevard Magenta with his parents, a brother, Emile, and a sister, Marie-Berthe. In 1875 Seurat took drawing lessons under the sculptor Justin Lequien. Seurat also took lessons from an artist named Ingres. Ingres didnít paint art, prints and posters like Seurat did. But he was the praised student of Jacques-Louis David. Ingres was known for his meticulous working procedure in his works.

Seurat spent his life studying color theories and the effects of different linear structures. He developed the style of painting known as Pointillism. He had 500 art, prints and posters of his own and he was proclaimed to be a master.

It isnít just the number of his art, prints and posters that make him an expert. His magnificent pointillist pieces in make him the famous artist that he is today.

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