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Claude Oscar Monet painted Arm Of The Seine Near Vetheuil, in the year 1878 – a year prior to the death of the artist’s wife, Camille. Monet and the Hoschedé family were very close, as Ernest would commission painted panels for his home and portraits of his family. After Monet and Alice Hoschedé became widowed, they agreed to get married and start a new life together in 1892.
As an Impressionist painter, Monet worked en plein air, meaning he painted outside to observe the landscape with the optical effects caused by natural lighting. Although in many occasions Monet would give the finishing touches to the painting in his studio, he found that painting on location was an essential part of his artistic process. The Impressionist and his colleagues were deeply inspired by the colorful Japanese woodcut prints arriving in Europe. Monet had a collection of prints that he would trade amongst other artists – artworks that made his love for nature grow even more. These Oriental artworks didn’t only bring an entirely different aesthetic value but also instigated artists to work with common subjects of the daily life.
The painting Arm Of The Seine Near Vetheuil portrays one of the most painted rivers by the Impressionists and Post-Impressionists; the Seine river. Artists like Pierre Auguste Renoir, Vincent Van Gogh, Gustave Caillebotte, and Edouard Manet have all portrayed the French river in magnificent paintings. In this view of the landscape, Monet highlighted the immensity of the river by placing it in the forefront. His use of natural but vibrant colors also magnitude the high power of nature itself – a theme that is reoccurring throughout the painter’s career.
Although Monet’s brush strokes are loose and playful, his way of painting is very precise and attentive to detail. The light that shines on the clear waters of the Seine are represented in strokes of white paint. Since he most likely started working on location, the vegetation that grows in the water near the banks is visible at the forefront of the canvas. The far background portrays large bushes and tall trees in dark green that reflect onto the water. Behind this bundle of vegetation, a blue area represents the horizon or possibly a mountaintop. The light blue sky is filled with white and violet fluffy clouds, giving the artwork a calm and soothing atmosphere.
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If you have any request to alter your reproduction of Arm Of The Seine Near Vetheuil, you must email us after placing your order and we'll have an artist contact you. If you have another image of Arm Of The Seine Near Vetheuil 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.
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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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