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Signac, Paul [French, 1863-1935]

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  Signac, Paul [French, 1863-1935]

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Title:  Portrait of F�lix F�n�on
Artist:  Signac, Paul [French, 1863-1935]
Year:  1890
Material:  Oil on canvas
Dimensions:  92.5 x 73.5 cm
Notes:  French artist Paul Signac was an early proponent of pointillism. Combining the figural and the abstract, he sets the profile of Feneon, an art dealer, critic, and political activist, against a swirling kaleidoscopic background. The sitter�s unconventional personality is brilliantly and spiritedly brought to life in this depiction. A similar playfulness informs the full title of the work, Opus 217. Against the Enamel of a Background Rhythmic with Beats and Angles, Tones, and Tints, Portrait of M. F�lix F�n�on in 1890, which is both a parody on scientific terminology and an indication of the artist�s interest in color theory.

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