Paul Signac

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Paul Signac (born Paris, 1863 – Paris, 1935) Neo-Impressionist French painter and art writer. He studied with Armand Guillaumin. Signac met Claude Monet and helped establish the Salon des Indépendents in 1884 where George-Pierre Seurat exposed his Bathers at Asniéres. Signac and Seurat developed the Neo-Impressionism movement and Pointillism technique.

His paintings are mainly of the French coast; St. Tropez, Cherbourg, Marseille, Nice, Collioure, Ste. Maxime and La Rochelle. Signac loved painting the water and sailing.

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Golfe Juan.

In 1899 Signac published: De Delacroix au Neo-Impressionism, an important study.

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