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The Seine seen from La Grande Jatte
Georges Seurat

This study formed the basis for a larger canvas now in the Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts, Brussels.

Painted on a white surface, the colours are particularly light and brilliant. Seurat made several adjustments to the composition: the curve of the island was lowered at the bottom right and traces of a yacht are visible at the left.

Key facts
Artist Georges Seurat
Artist dates 1859 - 1891
Full title The Seine seen from La Grande Jatte
Date made 1888
Medium and support Oil on wood
Dimensions 15.7 x 25 cm
Acquisition credit Presented by Heinz Berggruen, 1995
Inventory number NG6558
Location in Gallery Room 43
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