Georges Seurat

A Sunday on La Grande Jatte - 1884



Georges Seurat - A Sunday on La Grande Jatte - 1884



Georges Seurat
A Sunday on La Grande Jatte - 1884
1884-86
207.6 x 308 cm
Oil on canvas
Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago
Helen Birch Bartlett Memorial Collection


Literature

Collection catalogues
Selected by James Cuno, Master Paintings in the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago; New Haven and London, 2009, p. 61

Literature
H. Barbara Weinberg, Childe Hassam, New York; New Haven and London, 2004, fig. 52
Pierre Rosenberg, Only in America, Milano, 2006, pp. 190-191
Richard Kendall, Sjraar van Heugten, Chris Stolwijk, Van Gogh and nature, Williamstown, Massachusetts; New Haven, Connecticut, 2015, fig. 67
Michael Marrinan, Gustave Caillebotte, Los Angeles, California, 2016, fig. 12
Suzanne Singletary, James McNeill Whistler and France, London; New York, 2017, plates 31, 32 (detail), 36 (detail)
Steven Naifeh, Van Gogh and the artists he loved, New York, 2021, p. 276


Provenance

By descent to Mme. Seurat, the artist’s mother (died 1899), Paris, 1891
by descent to Emile Seurat, the artist’s brother
sold for 800 francs to Casimir Brû, Paris, 1900
given by him to his daughter, Lucie, Paris, 1900
Lucie Brû Cousturier and Edmond Cousturier, Paris
sold for $20,000 possibly through Charles Vildrac, Paris to Frederic Clay and Helen Birch Bartlett, Chicago, 1924
given to the Art Institute, 1926
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External links

Art Institute Chicago Accession number 1926.224

Other works by Georges Seurat


Georges Seurat The Gardener
The Gardener
1882-83

Georges Seurat Landscape at Saint-Ouen
Landscape at Saint-Ouen
1878 or 1879

Georges Seurat Bathers at Asnières
Bathers at Asnières
1884

Georges Seurat The Forest at Pontaubert
The Forest at Pontaubert
1881

Georges Seurat Seascape at Port-en-Bessin, Normandy
Seascape at Port-en-Bessin, Normandy
1888