Seurat and La Grande Jatte: Connecting the Dots

Seurat and La Grande Jatte Connecting the Dots An analysis of Georges Seurat s famous painting A Sunday on La Grande Jatte including where and when it was made interesting details and the techniques used to create a sense of stillness

  • Title: Seurat and La Grande Jatte: Connecting the Dots
  • Author: Robert Burleigh
  • ISBN: 9780810948112
  • Page: 154
  • Format: Hardcover
  • An analysis of Georges Seurat s famous painting, A Sunday on La Grande Jatte, including where and when it was made, interesting details, and the techniques used to create a sense of stillness.

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    About " Robert Burleigh "

  • Robert Burleigh

    Over the past 35 years, I have published poems, reviews, essays, many filmstrips and videos, and than 40 children s picture books Born and raised in Chicago, I graduated from DePauw University Greencastle, Indiana and later received an MA in humanities from the University of Chicago I ve published books for children since the early 1990s My books including numerous unpublished ones run a broad gamut, from stories geared for pre schoolers to survival stories and biographies aimed at seven to eleven year olds My work is wide ranging because, basically, I m a generalist by experience and inclination In addition to writing, I paint regularly under the art name Burleigh Kronquist and have shown work in one person and group shows in Chicago, New York, and elsewhere around the country from robertburleigh

  • 609 Comments

  • I love this painting, and this book written for young readers does a good job of introducing the artist, his interesting artistic style, and this painting.


  • This book is a rather clunky view of Seurat's painting, "A Sunday on La Grande Jatte," the famous work on display in Chicago's Art Institute. Although the book goes into great detail as to what is in the painting and how it was created, the format of the text is not reader-friendly, with little organization and no subheadings. This book could be a useful resource for grades 5-8 in an art unit studying famous works of art, or during an interdisicplinary unit studying famous painters and their con [...]


  • An excellent look at Seurat's "A Sunday on La Grade Jatte--1884" for children (and adults who want to learn more!) The information and writing style are accessible for children: the beginning is almost like an "Eye Spy" book and the tone is friendly. Children will wonder and predict why Seurat made certain choices in the piece. Photos and artwork included enhance the text. Excellent back matter included. I think it could have been organized better with more nonfiction text features (headings, su [...]


  • Many people know this beautiful painting, but how about that photo of the real La Grande Jatte (p. 4) from 1999? BO-RING! Use to discuss artists' ways of seeing in conjunction with No One Saw: Ordinary Things Through the Eyes of an Artist.




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