Exhibit image
17 9.3 (8)

Evening Calm, Concarneau, Opus 220 (Allegro Maestoso)  1891

by Paul Signac

As Georges Seurat’s most ardent follower, Paul Signac steadfastly promoted the principles of Neo-Impressionism all his life. Adopting Seurat’s system of color harmony, Signac argued for the meticulous application of precise hues in separate strokes of paint across the canvas, a technique he said evoked “brilliantly colored lights.” This painting is one of five related imag...
25 1/2 x 32in. (64.8 x 81.3cm)
Oil on canvas
Courtesy of The Metropolitan Museum of Art