Signac collectionneur - Exhibition catalogue

Signac collectionneur - Exhibition catalogue


We know Signac's colourful canvases with meticulously juxtaposed dots. What is less well known is that he was also a great collector, passionate and rigorous.
From Cézanne to Degas, from Pissarro to Seurat, from Luce to Matisse, the 400 or so works he collected tell the story of his ...
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The artist

Edouard Manet (1832-1883)

Major French painter and engraver of the late 19th century. A precursor of modern painting, which he freed from academism, Édouard Manet is wrongly considered to be one of the fathers of Impressionism: he differs from it in that he is concerned about reality and makes little or no use of the new techniques of colour and the particular treatment of light.