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Artist Birthdays November 11 – PAUL SIGNAC

PAUL SIGNAC (November 11, 1863 – August 15, 1935)

  • Nationality: French
  • Field: Painting
  • Art Movement: Neo-Impressionism, Pointillism
  • ARTiFact: He loved to sail and paint the water. In 1892 he discovered St. Tropez while on a yachting trip; he bought a home on the island (which he named La Hune), where he often invited fellow-artists such as Henri MatissePaul Cezanne and Pierre Bonnard.
  • Artist Quote: “The anarchist painter is not the one who will create anarchist pictures, but the one who will fight with all his individuality against official conventions.”
  • Notable Artwork (shown below): The Bonaventure Pine in St Tropez, 1892.

Paul Signac. The Bonaventure Pine in Saint-Tropez, 1892.

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