Georges Seurat

The Lighthouse at Honfleur



Georges Seurat - The Lighthouse at Honfleur



Georges Seurat
The Lighthouse at Honfleur
1886
66.7 x 81.9 cm
Oil on canvas
Signed lower left: Seurat
National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.
Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mellon


Literature

Collection catalogues
Diane Kelder, French impressionists, from the National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., New York, 1980, pp. 92-93
John Walker, National Gallery of Art, Washington, New York, 1995, nr. 768

Literature
H. Barbara Weinberg, Childe Hassam, New York; New Haven and London, 2004, fig. 150


Provenance

From the artist 1887 to Emile Verhaeren, Paris
Curt von Mützenbecher, Wiesbaden, by 1907
with Bernheim-Jeune, Paris from 1909 until 1913
Richard Goetz, Paris, from 1913
Goetz sale, Hôtel Drouot, Paris, 23 February 1922, nr. 181
acquired from Goetz in June 1929 through Dr. Alfred Gold (1874-1958) by César de Hauke, New York
on joint account from 1929 with Alex Reid & Lefèvre, London and Jacques Seligmann et Cie., New York and Paris
sold 1934 via Alex Reid & Lefevre, London to Mrs. Alfred Chester Beatty (née Edith Dunn Stone, died 1952), London
by inheritance to Sir Alfred Chester Beatty, London (died 1968)
with Arthur Tooth and Sons, London
sold 1965 to Mr. Paul Mellon, Upperville, VA
gift 1983 to NGA

External links

National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C. Accession number 1983.1.33

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Georges Seurat Study for
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Georges Seurat A Man Leaning on a Parapet
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Georges Seurat Port-en-Bessin. Entrance to the harbour
Port-en-Bessin. Entrance to the harbour
1888

Georges Seurat Man Painting a Boat
Man Painting a Boat
c. 1883

Georges Seurat Honfleur, Evening
Honfleur, Evening
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