Details
Image number
COU709
Title
Bridge at Courbevoie, 1886-87 (oil on canvas)
Artist
Seurat, Georges Pierre (1859-91) / French
Location
The Courtauld Gallery, London, UK
Medium
oil on canvas
Date
1886 (C19th)
Dimensions
46.4x55.3 cms
Description
Seurat painted this view of the river Seine in the industrial suburb of Courbevoie near Paris, using the pointillist or divisionist technique he had created. Pointillism relies on the scientific theory that colours are stronger if juxtaposed in small dots, rather than being mixed together. The scene shows an island called the Grande Jatte, which Seurat often painted, but the mood is unusually sombre and silent. The isolated human figures add to the sense of melancholy.
Photo credit
Bridgeman Images
Keywords
boat / Impressionist / neo / pointillist / jetty / fishing / chimney / berges / Pont / berge / Painting / Mzpainting
Availability
Dimension [pixels] Dimension in 300dpi [mm] File size [MB]
Large 6748 × 5654 px 571 × 479 mm 56.9 MB
Medium 1024 × 858 px 87 × 73 mm 1.7 MB
Small 600 × 503 px 51 × 43 mm 0.6 MB
Copyright
Out of copyright
Permissions
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Restrictions
MANIPULATION OF THE IMAGE FORBIDDEN

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