National Gallery of Art - THE COLLECTION
image of The Lighthouse at Honfleur Georges Seurat (artist)
French, 1859 - 1891
The Lighthouse at Honfleur, 1886
oil on canvas
overall: 66.7 x 81.9 cm (26 1/4 x 32 1/4 in.) framed: 94.6 x 109.4 x 10.3 cm (37 1/4 x 43 1/16 x 4 1/16 in.)
Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mellon
1983.1.33
On View
From the Tour: Postimpressionism
Object 8 of 8

Exhibition History

1903
XVI Ausstellung der Vereinigung Bildender Künstler Österreichs Secession Wien: Entwinklung des Impressionismus in Malerei u. Plastik, Vienna, 1903, no. 116.
1910
Manet and the Post-Impressionists, Grafton Galleries, London, 8 November 1910-15 January 1911, no. 55.
1929
First Loan Exhibition, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, 1929, no.60, repro.
1931
The Landscape in French Painting, M. Knoedler and Co., New York, 1931, no. 27, repro.
1934
Renoir - Cezanne and their Contemporaries, Alex. Reid and Lefevre, Ltd. (The Lefevre Galleries), London, 1934, no. 34, repro.
1966
French Paintings from the Collections of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mellon and Mrs. Mellon Bruce, National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1966, no. 143, repro
1980
Post-Impressionism: Cross-Currents in European and American Painting 1880-1906, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1980, no. 89, repro.
1986
Gifts to the Nation: Selected Acquisitions from the Collections of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mellon, National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1986, unnumbered checklist
1986
The New Painting: Impressionism 1874-1886, National Gallery of Art, Washington; The Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, 1986
1987
The Aura of Neo-Impressionism: The Holliday Collection, Indianapolis Museum of Art; High Museum of Art, Atlanta; Chrysler Museum of Art, Norfolk, VA, 1986-1987 [Atlanta only]
1990
Französische Impressionisten und ihre Wegbereiter aus der National Gallery of Art, Washington und dem Cincinnati Art Museum, Neue Pinakothek, Munich, 1990, no. 65, repro.
1991
Georges Seurat 1859-1891, Galeries Nationales du Grand Palais, Paris; The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1991-1992,
1999
An Enduring Legacy: Masterpieces from the Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mellon, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1999-2000, no cat.
2007
Georges Seurat: The Drawings. The Museum of Modern Art, New York, 2007, no. 121, repro.
2009
Georges Seurat: Figures in Space, Kunsthaus Zürich, 2009-2010, no. 57, repro.
2011
Impressionist and Post-Impressionist Masterpieces from the National Gallery of Art, The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston; The National Art Center, Tokyo; Kyoto Municipal Museum of Art, 2011, no. 47, repro.

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