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Before the Impressionist movement began, artists would paint in neutral environments, normally an art studio, creating the illusion of a depicted reality using light tricks and mastering their painterly craft. Artists were expected to produce paintings that realistically mimic the world, deceiving the viewer’s eyes into thinking that the painting is reality itself. However, the Impressionists came as a break to this Classical pattern that originated in ancient Greece.
Modern painters began to work outdoors – or en plein air in French – as they were fascinated by the constant change in the natural lighting and seasons. Claude Oscar Monet was one of the leading names in the Impressionist movement. He, like his many of his colleges, was influenced by the changing seasons and how that affected the landscape. They experimented with different color pallets, compositions, as well as brushstrokes.
Monet concluded this series of haystack portrayals between 1890 and 1891, which he found near his studio in Giverny, waking up at dawn and working throughout the day. The painting Grainstacks At The End Of Summer Evening Effect is part of this series. The artist would work on multiple canvases at once, each for a different time of day, as the lighting would change – as well as portraying the changing seasons. Different from many other Impressionists, he concluded most of his work in the studio. He exhibited fifteen artworks from this series in a Parisian gallery called Galerie Durand-Ruel, a mark for his future success.
In Grainstacks At The End Of Summer Evening Effect, Monet used fantastical colors to paint a beautiful sunset landscape. There are two haystacks in the forefront – the one on the right is larger than the other. The Impressionist used visible and spotted brush strokes and a warm color palette. The haystacks are mainly red, pink, and brown, but have some small areas of blue, green, orange, and purple. The ground is also very colorful, with pigments of green, yellow, blue, and violet. The sun is setting on the right side of the canvas with a bright and warm, yellow light, creating blue shadows throughout the artwork. The far background depicts many bushes and other vegetations, as well as hills that stretch on both edges of the horizontal canvas.
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Important Notes About Your Painting:
If you have any request to alter your reproduction of Grainstacks At The End Of Summer Evening Effect, you must email us after placing your order and we'll have an artist contact you. If you have another image of Grainstacks At The End Of Summer Evening Effect 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.
1st Art Gallery provides a full warranty covering manufacturing and material defects for paintings purchased from our website. The warranty covers damage for normal use. Damage caused by incidents such as accidents or inappropriate use are not covered.
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 plastic 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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