Georges Seurat - Landscape at Saint-Ouen 1879

Landscape at Saint-Ouen 1879
Landscape at Saint-Ouen
1879 16x25cm oil/wood
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City

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From Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City:
Painted in 1878 or 1879 at Saint-Ouen, a suburb just north of Paris, this is the earliest known of Seurat's oil sketches from nature. Aman-Jean, a painter and good friend of the artist, remembered accompanying Seurat to the site.
Originally this work was part of a double-sided panel that was divided after 1950 into two separate panels. The other side, a landscape with a free copy after Puvis de Chavannes's "Le Pauvre pêcheur" (Musée d'Orsay, Paris), is now in a private collection.