Shared Passion: A Gift of the Stuart and Barbara Padnos Foundation Collection ➔ Bateaux Dans un Port (Boats In Port)

Artwork

Identifier:
2013.68.31
Artist:
Paul Signac
Medium:
Watercolor and graphite on paper
Date:
1920
Dimensions:
Artworks - Height: 10 in Width: 14.5 in
Historical Context:
French painter, printmaker, and author Paul Signac’s legacy is bound to neo-Impressionism, the style he enriched through his interactions with Georges Seurat and whose first-hand history he recorded in From Eugène Delacroix to Neo-Impressionism (1899). His position as one of the eminent colorists of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries influenced generations of artists, the Fauvists most profoundly. The artist was also a passionate and accomplished sailor who sailed in regattas and spent much of his time exploring the harbors and waterways of France. Naturally, the coastal landscape of his native country, with its colorful vessels and crystal blue waters, comprised one of Signac’s most beloved subjects.
Credit:
A Gift of the Stuart and Barbara Padnos Foundation
Getty Art and Architecture Thesaurus Terms
drawings
graphite
paintings
watercolors
Library of Congress Subjects
Art, French--20th century
Location Notes:
JHZ; 3rd floor, opposite 3056