Bathers At Asnieres
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Bathers at asnieres. This large picture was seurats first major composition painted when he had not yet turned 25. Study for bathers at asnieres horses in the water la chahut le bec du hoc grandcamp moored boats and trees seascape at port en bessin normandy study for a sunday on. The only subjects deemed appropriate for such a large painting at the time were religious. Georges seurat study for bathers at asnieres.
Isolated figures with their clothes piled sculpturally on the riverbank together with. In 1924 lucien pissarro the eldest son of impressionist camille pissarro convinced the owner of bathers to sell his painting to the. This was seurats first painting exhibited at newly created society of independent artists. Bathers at asnieres is proudly on display in london.
Bathers at asnieres bridge at courbevoie circus sideshow clothes on the grass. Unlike other sketches which concentrate on atmospheric effects or. Bathers at asnieres188443. Une baignade asnieres is an 1884 oil on canvas painting by the french artist georges pierre seurat the first of his two masterpieces on the monumental scale.
Une baignade asnieres is an oil on canvas painting by the french artist georges pierre seurat the first of his two masterpieces on the monumental scalethe canvas is of a suburban but placed parisian riverside scene. Read about this painting learn the key facts and zoom in to discover more. Bathers at asnieres french. He intended it to be a grand statement with.
It measures 2 metres high by 3 metres wide and it shows a group of working men on their day off. Georges seurat bathers at asnieres. Bathers at asnieres french. When he submitted it to the salon of 1884 it is unlikely that its rejection took him by surprise.
The canvas is of a suburban placid parisian riverside scene.