How to Read Paintings: A Sunday Afternoon On La Grande Jatte by Georges Seurat

A Sunday Afternoon on the Island of La Grande Jatte (1884–1886) by Georges Seurat. Oil on canvas. Art Institute of Chicago. Image source Wikimedia Commons

Georges Seurat’s painting of a Sunday afternoon in Paris appears, at first glance, to celebrate the carefree hours of a series of well-to-do families.

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Christopher P Jones

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Art writer, critic, novelist, artist. See my links at https://linktr.ee/cpjones

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