Georges Seurat

The Forest at Pontaubert



Georges Seurat - The Forest at Pontaubert

Literature

Katharine Baetjer, European paintings in the Metropolitan Museum of Art by artists born before 1865, New York, 1995, p. 500, info
introduction by Gary Tinterow, Masterpieces of European Painting, 1800-1920, in The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York; New Haven, 2007, nr. 164


Provenance

the artist's brother, Émile Seurat, Paris, until about 1900
Alexandre Natanson, Paris, about 1900–at least 1909
with Bernheim-Jeune, Paris
Otto von Waetjen, Paris, Barcelona, and Düsseldorf, by 1914–about 1919
with Galerie Alfred Flechtheim, Berlin and Düsseldorf
with Julio Kocherthaler, Madrid, in 1935
Kenneth Clark, Lord Clark of Saltwood, London, by 1937–died 1983
his estate, 1983–85, sold through E.V. Thaw to MMA

External links

Metropolitan Museum of Art Accession number 1985.237

Other works by Georges Seurat


Georges Seurat Lucerne, Saint-Denis
Lucerne, Saint-Denis
1885

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

Georges Seurat The Mower
The Mower
1881-82

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

Georges Seurat
The Forest at Pontaubert
1881
79.1 x 62.5 cm
Oil on canvas
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
Purchase, Gift of Raymonde Paul, in memory of her brother, C. Michael Paul, by exchange, 1985