Skip to Main Content
It looks like you're using Internet Explorer 11 or older. This website works best with modern browsers such as the latest versions of Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Edge. If you continue with this browser, you may see unexpected results.

Ask The Puma Research Guides: Grande Jatte

Quick start research guides to hundreds of assignments given at Valencia East Campus.

Resources

Grande Jatte

Georges Seurat (1859-1891) was a noted French Neo-Impressionist painter.  Seurat devised a technique, Pointillism, that featured tiny dots of color to create a painting.   Grande Jatte (1884-1886) is Seurat’s masterpiece, and also is called Sunday Afternoon on the Island of La Grande Jatte.  Grande Jatte now is located at the Art Institute of Chicago, and uses Seurat’s Pointillism to show people enjoying a day at the park.      

                         

LINCCWeb Online Catalog – Search Term

  • Seurat, Georges (Subject)

Call Numbers for Browsing the Shelves

  • N6853 .S48
  • ND553 .S5
  • ND553 .S52

Circulating Books and Resources – A Selected List

  • Herbert, Robert.  Georges Seurat 1859-1891.  1991.

                           Call Number: ND553 .S5 A4 1991

  • Herbert, Robert.  Seurat: Drawings and Paintings.  2001.

                       Call Number: N6853 .S48 H47 2001

  • Smith, Paul.  Seurat and the Avant-Garde.  1997.

                         Call Number: ND553 .S52  S65 1997

Reference Materials

  • Encyclopedia of Artists. 2000.  

                          Call Number: REF  N31 .E53 2000                              

o   Vol. 5, pgs. 34-35

  • Gardner’s Art Through the Ages (Twelfth Edition). 2005.

                             Call Number: REF N5300 .G25 2005 

o     Pgs. 882-884

  • Janson’s History of Art: The Western Tradition (Seventh Edition). 2007.

                              Call Number: REF N5300 .J3 2007

o   Pgs. 908-911

  • Penguin Concise Dictionary of Art History.  2000.

                             Call Number: REF N5300 .F64 2000

o   Pgs. 626-627

Research  Databases

To access Valencia’s research databases, open your Atlas account, select ‘Search the Library’, then select ‘Databases A-Z’.

  • Academic Search Complete
  • Art Full Text
  • JSTOR
  • Oxford Art Online

This Research Guide is designed to help users find information on a particular topic within the Valencia College East Campus Library.  This is by no means a comprehensive list of resources and other resources may be available on this topic.  Please check the LINCCWeb, VCC East’s online catalog, to verify the availability of circulating books within the library. Feel free to ask a librarian for help if you need further assistance.

Copyright 2010

Valencia College East Campus Library

Last Revised on June 18, 2010

Subject Guide

Profile Photo
Erich Heintzelman
Contact:
Valencia College - East Campus
701 N. Econlockhatchee Trail
Office: Building 4-217
Phone: 407-582-2886
Website
The Valencia College libraries do not welcome solicitation of resources to be added to our LibGuides. This includes but is not limited to vendors, search engine optimizers, placement of ads, products, or any other requests. Our LibGuides are carefully curated resources developed in partnership with faculty, staff, and students to support specific assignments, courses, events, and other related purposes at Valencia College. The Valencia libraries reserve the right to ignore LibGuide resource solicitations, and/or block persistent requests from groups or individuals to add or promote links in our LibGuides.