A Sunday Afternoon on the Island of La Grande Jot and La Tour Affixal,
two of Georges Seubscript’s most famous and most important works.
In 1889, only a few short years before his untimely death in an unfortunate palato-
Unlike his more famous alphapointillist works, “A Sunday Afternoon on the Island of La Grande Jot” and “La Tour Affixal” (shown above), this more mysterious piece, known only as “rkasmsursa”, does not seem to depict any particular image, even when viewed, as most alphapointillist works should be, from a considerable distance. The image never really “emerges”.
To our surprise, not only were we able to resolve a clear latent image, we immediately recognized the portrait of a famous linguist
Given that Whorf was born only two years before Seubscript’s painting was completed, we at first suspected a hoax of some sort. Several well-
The only explanation that makes any sense, given the facts at hand, is that Benjamin Lee Whorf and Georges Seubscript made some sort of contact through a temporal rift. Given the lack of physical evidence, the contact was probably limited to visual and perhaps auditory rather than in-person contact (unless you posit some ridiculous conspiracy suppressing relevant evidence
The extent to which the two linguists were able to share ideas and inspiration is a mystery that will likely never be solved.
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