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  1. Advancement in sciences during the 19th century were the genesis of changing theories on color as well as the manner in which individuals perceived it
  2. Neo-Impressionism happens to be a term that is practiced on an Avant- garde movement of art, which flourished during the period between 1886 and 1906 in France
  3. "Ile de la Grande Jatte" interprets as the "Big Bowl Island" as well as the enormous work done by Georges Seurat depicts perfectly its attribute
  4. The planning of the Grande Jatte was complex just like the artwork whereby the painter underwent numerous sketched drafts prior to arriving at some final plan for the painting
  5. The painter began his project in the year 1884 with intentions being that the work be exhibited in the year 1885
  6. Grammaire was the book formed from color ideas, which first curtailed from figures like David Sutter and Eugene Chevreul
  7. Seurat uses paint in a manner that makes the painting quite unique
  8. The view of most figures is focused upon the river toward the image's left

Advancement in sciences during the 19th century were the genesis of changing theories on color as well as the manner in which individuals perceived it. Most chemists as well as physicists immersed themselves in the study of optical reception as well as the behavior of a human eye while responding to lights of wavelengths that are different. In addition the conducted investigations on color's physiological dimension. Such ideas on color as well as its insight provided a framework in which artists like Georges Seurat worked. Despite the fact that historians do not have an idea as to what publications on color that Seurat studied, he undoubtedly relied upon features of these connecting theories in developing pointillism.

[...] The work includes different characters such as soldiers, boaters, individuals of different classes of dresses as well as the young and the old. Seurat's masterpiece planning stage included 28 drawings, three larger canvases and 28 drawings. Certain parts of the work entailed more care as well as attention to detail as well as had particular pre- planning studies, for instance, seated ladies within the foreground. The painter began his project in the year 1884 with intentions being that the work be exhibited in the year 1885; however, this exhibition got canceled. [...]


[...] The river happens to be full of yachts as well as rowing boats and the balance is closely matched by the huge figures that are closely placed to the right. The painting is flurry of activity at the center and this makes it appealing. The painter has shown people at the center facing sideways making the scene appear to be quite rigid as well as like toy soldiers. The painter has used blending technique by using shadows. Through pointillism, the painter defines shadows by the color that they conduct. [...]

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