Seurat, Georges - The Beach of Le Bas Butin, near Honfleur 1886
Type of Spiritual Experience
Roger Marx, in his review of the show in 'Le Voltaire', 10 December, 1884
Among these independent artists there is one, Monsieur Seurat, who must be singled out. At the time of the Salon of 1882 I praised an excellent portrait of his, done in charcoal, which I was happy to see again. It is accompanied by a series of sketches and a landscape of striking aerial transparency, over which the lively light of a hot summer sun plays freely; all this is done in a sincere and candid style and reveals a depth of conviction which one regrets not to find among certain converts to Impressionism.
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