JF Ptak Science Books Quick Post Part of the History of Dots series
Well, that's a tricky title, and not quite right, but bits and pieces of it are. Chuck Close up-close looks much different than this--more likely this image looks more like an early half-tone. (You can really say that it looks like Seurat [dead at 32!] because it is in black & white and he was all about color.) What the story is is that this tells part of the story of broadcasting pictures by wireless--and the picture below, the picture that will develop after a little bit of removal and a lot of imagination, is that of King George V, the product of disseminating 1,500 dots in a 15-minute broadcast. The full not-easily explained explanation is below, starting in the third paragraph.
Which is a big enlargement of the following, which moving back from it begins to come together like backing away from a close-up of a Chuck Close:
The original is only about an inch tall--when seen in context, the picture becomes clearer: