Home » Artists » Painters » Signac, Paul

Signac, Paul

Born: 1863 AD
Died: 1935 AD
Nationality: French
Categories: Painters

1863 – Born on November 11th in Paris, France. A French Neo-Impressionist painter who, with Georges Seurat, developed the technique called pointillism.

1881 – Signac gave up the study of architecture for painting and, through Armand Guillaumin, became a convert to the colouristic principles of Impressionism.

1884 – Signac helped found the Salon des Indépendants.

1886 – He took part regularly in the annual Salon des Indépendants, to which he sent landscapes, seascapes, and decorative panels.

1899-1927 – Signac produced much critical writing and was the author of From Eugène Delacroix to Neo-Impressionism and Jongkind.

1935 – Died on August 15th in Paris.