(left) Georges Seurat, Woman Singing in a Café Chantant, 1887. Conté crayon, black and blue chalk, white and pink gouache, pencil, and brown ink on paper, 11 5/8 x 8 7/8 in. Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam (Vincent van Gogh Foundation) (right) Georges Seurat, At the Gaîté Rochechouart (Café-concert), c. 1887–88. Conté crayon with gouache on laid paper, 12 x 9 5/16 in. Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence. Gift of Mrs. Murray S. Danforth
Two conté crayon works on paper of women singing by Seurat on view in the exhibition; two days left to see Neo-Impressionism and the Dream of Realities.
Georges-Pierre Seurat, Sidewalk Show, between 1883 and 1884. Black conté crayon on lightweight, rough-textured, off-white, laid paper 12 5/8 x 9 5/8 in. The Phillips Collection, Washington, DC, Acquired 1939
Five figures in Seurat’s Sidewalk Show; five days left to catch Neo-Impressionism and the Dream of Realities: Painting, Poetry, Music before it closes January 11. Read what participants thought of this work when we highlighted it in our #BreakForArt Twitter chat series.
Haven’t seen Neo-Impressionism and the Dream of Realities: Painting, Poetry, Music yet? Let Exhibition Curator Cornelia Homburg take you on a brief tour through the galleries.