Anchors. Study for 'The Channel at Gravelines, Evening'

Anchors. Study for 'The Channel at Gravelines, Evening'

Anchors. Study for 'The Channel at Gravelines, Evening'
Georges Pierre Seurat (1859-1891)
France
1890
Chalk on laid paper
Width 31.5 cm x height 23.7 cm
Museum no. P.4-1982

This drawing is made up entirely of shading. It has scarcely a line as such in it. Yet, surely, it is without doubt a drawing? The laid paper’s vertical and horizontal lines have affected how the chalk has adhered to it and are clearly visible.