Georges Seurat | Homeschool Art Lesson Resources

June 12, 2009

Biography I
Georges-Pierre Seurat (2 December 1859-29 March 1891) was a French painter and draftsman. His large work A Sunday Afternoon on the Island of La Grande Jatte, his most famous painting, altered the direction of modern art by initiating Neo-impressionism, and is one of the icons of 19th century painting.

Read more about Georges Seurat on Wikipedia.org

Biography II
Georges Seurat (səRAH) was born in Paris and studied art at the Ecole des Beaux Arts when he was eighteen years old. He studied there for two years and then spent some time in the military. He studied Impressionism, but thought he could improve on the methods artists of that time were using. He spent his lifetime studying color and color theory.

Read more about Georges Seurat on GardenofPraise.com

A Sunday Afternoon on the Island of La Grande Jatte Jigsaw Puzzle
Work an online jigsaw puzzle of George’s Seurat’s A Sunday Afternoon on the Island of La Grande Jatte. It’s a great way to get kids more familiar with great works of art. The puzzle pieces may be rotated to provide a greater challenge for older students.

A Sunday Afternoon on the Island of La Grande Jatte Jigsaw Puzzle from GardenofPraise.com – Educational Resources for Kids

Georges Seurat Coloring Page
Color George Seurat’s Famous pointillist masterpiece A Sunday Afternoon on the Island of La Grande Jatte (1884).

sunday-afternoon-coloring-page

A Sunday Afternoon on the Island of La Grande Jatte | Coloring Page from MakingArtFun.com

Georges Seurat Word Search Worksheet

Get a Georges Seurat free printable word search worksheet. It’s a great opportunity to review the most important things about Seurat’s life and work.

George Seurat Word Search Worksheet from MakingArtFun.com


Georges Seurat Study Guide Worksheet
After you have read the biography, you can follow it up with a 7 question free printable worksheet. Questions include, “What island had a great influence on Seurat’s work?” and “

What pet does the woman with the black umbrella have on a leash?”

Georges Seurat Study Guide from GardenofPraise.com – Educational Resources for Kids

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