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Georges-Pierre Seurat (French, 1859–1891)
1885, painted border c. 1888-89. Oil on canvas, 26 x 32 1/2" (66.2 x 82.4 cm). Estate of John Hay Whitney
Collection work meeting criteria specified in Introduction.
Estate of the artist (Seurat family), 1891 ; Private collection, France ; Galerie de l'Elysée, Paris ; sold to Wildenstein, New York, 1948 ; sold to John Hay Whitney and Betsey Cushing Whitney, New York, 1949 ; acquired by The Museum of Modern Art, New York, 1983 (Estate of John Hay Whitney) .
 Henri Dorra and John Rewald, eds. Seurat, Paris: Les Beaux Arts, 1959, no. 155: "Inventaire posthume, Atelier Seurat, no. 28; Famille Seurat, Paris." Signed on verso by Paul Signac.
 Information provided by Wildenstein & Co., New York.
 See John Rewald, Georges Seurat, Paris: Albin Michel, 1948, p. 50, fig. 33: La Manche à Grandcamp. Provenance: "Collection particulière, U.S.A."
 Henri Dorra and John Rewald, eds. Seurat, Paris: Les Beaux Arts, 1959, no. 155. Included in the exhibition Seurat 1859-1992: Paintings and Drawings, Loan Exhibition, Knoedler Galleries, New York, April 19-May 7, 1949, no. 17 ("Lent by John Hay Whitney, Esq.").
 On loan from Ambassador and Mrs. John H. Whitney to the exhibitions Selections from 5 New York Private Collections, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, June 26-September 9, 1951, and Seurat, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, March 24-April 15, 1958 (no. 108).
The English Channel at Grandcamp [La Manche à Grandcamp] (former title)
Soir à Grandcamp
Grandcamp, Le soir
[La Manche à Grandcamp]
The English Channel at Grandcamp
[Grandcamp, un soir]