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 (sə-rä′, sœ-), Georges Pierre 1859-1891.
French painter. A founder of neoimpressionism, he developed pointillism, the technique used in his masterpiece Sunday Afternoon on the Island of La Grande Jatte (1886).


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(Biography) Georges (ʒɔrʒ). 1859–91, French neoimpressionist painter. He developed the pointillist technique of painting, characterized by brilliant luminosity, as in Dimanche à la Grande-Jatte (1886)



Georges, 1859–91, French painter.
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