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Seu·rat

 (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).

Seurat

(French sœra)
n
(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)

Seu•rat

(sʊˈrɑ)

n.
Georges, 1859–91, French painter.
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