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.