Georges-Pierre Seurat was a French post-Impressionist artist. He is best known for devising the painting techniques known as chromoluminarism as well as pointillism. While less famous than his paintings, his conté crayon drawings have also garnered a great deal of critical appreciation.
Born:December 2, 1859, Paris, France
Died: March 29, 1891, Paris, France
Periods:Pointillism, Post-Impressionism, Impressionism, Modern art, Neo-Impressionism, Neoclassicism, Divisionism
Associated periods or movements: Divisionism, Pointillism