In his early twenties, Georges Seurat withdrew temporarily from painting into draftsmanship. The result of this intense three-year period of work was a large number of drawings, some preliminary sketches for later paintings and other works completed for their own sake. These were exhibited more than 40 years later at the Galerie Bernheim-Jeune in Paris and reproduced in full in this volume.Georges Seurat Gustave Kahn ... It was only at the end of this period of draftsmanship that Seurata#39;s group.called the Neo-Impressionist group by its adepts ... He was the only one of his children already Old enough to make a name as a painter.
|Title||:||The Drawings of Georges Seurat|