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Georges Seurat

Post-Impressionist painter and draftsman whose iconic work, “A Weekend Afternoon in the Island of La Grande Jatte,” exemplified his pointillist style. He was educated by the famous Henri Lehmann on the École des Beaux-Arts. His function heralded the start of the Neo-Impressionism and Pointillism actions. His most well-known painting, ‘A Weekend Afternoon in the Isle of La Grande Jatte,’ became the motivation for the Broadway musical, ‘Weekend in the Recreation area with George,’ by Stephen Sondheim. He was created into a rich family members to Antoine Chrysostome Seurat and Ernestine Faivre. He previously a son called Pierre in 1890 with then-girlfriend Madeleine Knobloch. He and Paul Cezanne had been both categorized as Post-Impressionist painters.

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