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Title
Seascape
Creator
James Ensor--Belgium, 1860-1949
Date Created and/or Issued
undated
Publication Information
Berkeley Art Museum/Pacific Film Archive
Contributing Institution
UC Berkeley, Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Collection
Art Collection Highlights - Images and Ideas: The Collection in Focus at the Berkeley Art Museum, University of California
Rights Information
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Description
This small, almost abstract seascape tells us much about the young artist finding his own voice.
Seascape stands as a transitional work, in which the artist overcame the thick, muddy colors of his formal training. Instead, he has lightly painted the clear, cool colors of the sky and sea. Ensor's study of light eventually turned, in his mature works, to the use of intense, unmixed colors applied in swirls of paint.
Type
image
Format
Oil on canvas
Identifier
http://ark.cdlib.org/ark:/13030/ft467nb1pj
1966.70

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