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Seurat and 'The Bathers'
ISBN13: 9780300073287
ISBN: 0300073283
List Price: $60.0
Publisher: National Gallery London Publications

When Seurat first exhibited his Bathers at Asni_res in 1884, it perplexed but fascinated the few critics who noticed it. Today the picture is one of the most famous and popular works in the world. Yet the extraordinary appeal of this painting is not easily defined. In Seurat and the Bathers the authors discuss the various choices Seurat made with regard to subject, format, and technique in preparing this monumental painting.