Paul Signac

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Birthday
11, 1863
Birthplace
France
Death Date
Aug 15, 1935 (71)
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
11, 1863
Birthplace
France
Death Date
Aug 15, 1935 (71)

About

Neo-Impressionist painter of "Antibes-Morning," "The Bonaventure Pine," "Saint Tropez," "Port St. Tropez," "The Papal Palace," and other pointillist works.

Before Fame

He initially studied architecture; however, after viewing the work of Claude Monet, he decided to become a painter. He finally met Monet in 1884 after spending time sailing the coasts of Europe and touring French harbor cities, all of which inspired his landscapes and watercolors.

Trivia

He met Vincent Van Gogh in 1886. They often painted together in 1887 at the commune Asnières-sur-Seine.

Family Life

His family was residing in Paris when he was born. He married Berthe Robles in November of 1892.

Associated With

He and Georges Seurat were friends and co-pioneers of the pointillist style of painting.