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Amedeo Modigliani's 1919 painting Landscape in Southern France is a rare addition to the artist's highly idiosyncratic body of work. Finished just a year before his death from Tuberculosis, this reproduction from life of a view in the South of France is one of only four landscapes the artist ever painted. Most known for his portrait studies of the lives, loves, and artists that populated his personal life, Modigliani took a trip to paint views of the Cote d'Azur, possibility in the hope of restoring his health. During his visit the poverty-stricken and consumptive avant-garde master visited the populist aging Impressionist Renoir, who had a magnificent estate in the area Modigliani was visiting. Renoir's neighbour later reported that after the aging master doled out advice on how to render more realistic reproductions, the artists forceful disagreements descended into a fight. In Landscape in Southern France there is embodied both the evidence of a lineage from Expressionism and a distinct break with the Impressionist studies of felt reality.
Modigliani, an Italian artist who moved to Paris in 1906 to chase the avant-garde dream, rejected his academic training and descended into a life of bohemianism. Initially painting nudes, the artist quickly rejected the tactics he had learned; believing that the only way to achieve a new kind of creativity was to forcefully disentangle oneself from social norms. Falling deeply in love with his own images of dark beauty. Modigliani was deeply influenced by the world of early-twentieth century Paris, acquainting himself with all the leading names on the scene. Drinking heavily and engaging in numerous affairs, the young artist was soon the scandal of a city that was immensely hard to scandalise. Destroying and rejecting any last vestiges of his bourgeois life, Modigliani's possible fight with Renoir is a glorious reflection of his art.
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Important Notes About Your Painting:
If you have any request to alter your reproduction of Landscape, you must email us after placing your order and we'll have an artist contact you. If you have another image of Landscape that you would like the artist to work from, please include it as an attachment. Otherwise, we will reproduce the above image for you exactly as it is.
Free shipping is included in the price of the painting. Once the painting is ready and dry enough to ship, we will roll it and ship it in a sturdy cardboard tube.
We always ship express via courier to ensure your order reaches you as soon as possible - normally within three business days. The total delivery time from the moment you place your order until the package is delivered to your door is normally between three to four weeks.
If, in the unlikely event you were dissatisfied with the painting after reviewing it in person, it can be returned for a full refund for up to 365 days after delivery.
When you receive the painting; you are free to return it for more revisions or else for a full refund minus our actual shipping cost -- which is, on average, $25 per painting.
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Depending on the degree of damage to the warranted painting, it will either be repaired or replaced. This warranty service is provided free of charge.
When purchasing a painting on its own, it will arrive rolled inside a secure tube with an extra 1.5" of white canvas on all sides so you can easily frame it in any local frame shop.
You may choose to purchase your painting framed, in which case, it will arrive "ready to hang". We offer more than 20 beautiful models, all hand finished and expertly assembled by our experienced framers.
Note that for safety reasons we can only frame up to a certain size. Once the maximum size is reached the framing option is automatically disabled.
If you are planning to frame your painting yourself,
use an existing frame, or frame it locally, you may choose to order your painting with a stretching service,
meaning that it will arrive mounted on wooden bars.
If you're considering not framing your painting at all, you may opt for a Gallery Wrap. The term Gallery Wrap refers to the way the canvas is stretched, which is by wrapping it around thick stretcher bars, about 1.5 inch thick, with the canvas being secured to the back rather than the sides of those bars.
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