ArtBabble: Paul Signac en Dallas Museum of Art Collection: Paul Signac <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-series"> <div class="field-label">Series:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/series/dallas-museum-art-collection">Dallas Museum of Art Collection</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-institution"> <div class="field-label">Institution:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/partner/dma">Dallas Museum of Art</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>This painting shows a sweeping view of a verdant valley from Comblat, a small town in the Auvergne, where Signac spent about six weeks in the summer of 1887. Signac described it in a letter as "a fairy-tale valley enclosed between splendid mountains." He painted outdoors, alarming villagers with his startingly modern images. </p> <p>At the time, Signac was working directly under the influence of George Seurat, the innovator of neo-impressionism, and painting in Seurat’s laborious and exacting pointillist technique.</p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> European Painting french art Neo-impressionism Painting Paul Signac Pointilism Learning to Look Objects Dallas Museum of Art 20ccfb2186a88e56 Tue, 12 Jun 2012 16:25:09 +0000 JStoneDMA 9429 at