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Claude Oscar Monet painted the landscape Poplars On The Banks Of The River Epte in 1900 and is now at the National Gallery of Scotland. This artwork belongs to a series of nine paintings of poplar trees near Giverny, where the artist lived with his family. He began the series in 1887 with the masterpiece Sunlight Effect Under the Poplars. Six of the nine paintings of this series was painted in 1891, and they all depict the river of Epte as well.
While painting Poplars On The Banks Of The River Epte, the last of the series, the owners of the property were selling the gigantic trees. Since Monet was not done painting his landscape – and his financial situation was excellent – he decided to buy the trees. Of course, he eventually sold them to the merchant who was initially interested in the purchase, after he finished his work. This particular painting is optimistic and perfectly closes the series.
As an Impressionist, Monet wanted to observe the fleeting effects of sunlight over a landscape, so he worked mainly en plein air – meaning he painted outdoors. Although during some time the artist preferred to finish his works in his studio, his art never lost its Impressionistic style. Monet had a great passion for nature, and it came naturally that he preferred to be emerged in his surroundings to portray them on canvas. The influence of the Orient was also significant for Monet’s artistic production, along with most Impressionists and Post-Impressionists, especially the Japanese woodcut prints.
In the oil painting Poplars On The Banks Of The River Epte, Monet divided the painting almost in half with the placement of the trees in the background. The line of poplars curve as they follow the banks of the river into the distance. The rich tonalities of green and brown reflect into the water, as does the blue sky. Monet doesn’t use the same tone of blue on the sky, as it is slightly a bit more yellow, and the clouds hold strokes of ochre. The brush strokes used by the modern painter are similar to the technique used by the Pointillists, where the image was formed with spots of color – Monet goes beyond this method and creates a unique style.
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If you have any request to alter your reproduction of Poplars On The Banks Of The River Epte, you must email us after placing your order and we'll have an artist contact you. If you have another image of Poplars On The Banks Of The River Epte 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.
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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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