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"A Sunday at La Grande Jatte"
A personal response to George Seurat's painting "A Sunday at La Grande Jatte".
# 124158 | 500 words | 4 sources | MLA | 2008 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2008 in Art (Painting)


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A personal insertion of self into George Seurat's large-scale canvas titled "A Sunday at La Grande Jatte", depicting Parisian people in the late 19th century enjoying a Sunday afternoon outdoors. The writer offers a highly personal explication of the painting's theme and meaning.

From the Paper:

"As I gaze at the still fixed figures in Georges Seurat's "A Sunday at La Grande Jatte", I feel myself moving into the frame becoming one of the women dressed in Sunday finery, staring at the rippling surface of the lake before me. I hold a parasol above my head slightly angled to prevent the sun from beating down on my exposed neck. I am accompanied by my husband who stares straight ahead occupying a space next to me..."

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