Cap Lombard, Cassis, Opus 196 is an oil on canvas painting by Paul Signac from 1889. The painting depicts the village of Cassis with white, blue, and orange colors dispersed in pretty undulations. It is part of Signac’s neo-impressionist style, which he developed with Georges Seurat. Signac made five paintings in Cassis and highly praised the village’s atmosphere and light.
In a letter to Vincent van Gogh, Signac described the painting and its colors. He wrote several important works on the theory of art, including From Eugène Delacroix to Neo-Impressionism. Cap Lombard, Cassis, Opus 196 is in the collection of Gemeentemuseum Den Haag.
Overall, Cap Lombard, Cassis, Opus 196 is a beautiful representation of the village of Cassis in Signac’s unique neo-impressionist style. The use of white, blue, and orange colors creates a harmonious atmosphere that captures the essence of the village’s charming environment.