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The Forest at Pontaubert  1881

by Georges Seurat

Seurat spent two months in the late summer and early fall of 1881 in Pontaubert, a village southeast of Paris once frequented by Daubigny, Corot, and other Barbizon landscape painters. His visit inspired this sous-bois or forest glade, which Seurat probably completed that winter in the studio he shared with his traveling companion and fellow artist Aman-Jean. With its conc...
31 1/8 x 24 5/8 in. (79.1 x 62.5 cm)
Oil on Canvas
Courtesy of the Metropolitan Museum of Art