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Signac, Paul

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Born: 1863 AD
Died: 1935 AD, at 71 years of age.

Nationality: French
Categories: Painters

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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.

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