Georges Seurat

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Georges Seurat
Circus Sideshow
1887-88
99.7 x 149.9 cm
Oil on canvas
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
Bequest of Stephen C. Clark, 1960


Literature

Collection catalogues
introduction by Gary Tinterow, Masterpieces of European Painting, 1800-1920, in The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York; New Haven, 2007, nr. 166

Literature
Laurent Salomé (ed.), A City for Impressionism, Milan; Paris, 2010, p. 172, fig. 2


Provenance

the artist, Paris, until died 1891
his mother, Mme Ernestine Seurat, Paris, 1891–at least 1892, and presumably until her death in 1898
the artist's brother and brother-in-law, Émile Seurat and Léon Appert, Paris, until 1900, sold through Félix Fénéon to Bernheim-Jeune
Josse and Gaston Bernheim-Jeune, Paris, 1900–1929, sold on 1 January 1929 to Reid & Lefevre and Knoedler
with Reid & Lefevre, Glasgow and London, and Knoedler, New York, jointly owned in half-shares, 1929–32, sold by Knoedler, in November 1932 to Clark
Stephen C. Clark, New York, 1932–died 1960

External links

Metropolitan Museum of Art Accession number 61.101.17

Other works by Georges Seurat


Georges Seurat Angelica at the Rock (after Ingres)
Angelica at the Rock (after Ingres)
1878

Georges Seurat Gray Weather, Grande Jatte
Gray Weather, Grande Jatte
c. 1886-88

Georges Seurat View of Fort Samson
View of Fort Samson
1885

Georges Seurat Study for Le Bec du Hoc, Grandcamp
Study for Le Bec du Hoc, Grandcamp
1885

Georges Seurat Study for
Study for "A Sunday on La Grande Jatte"
1884