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John Singer Sargent created the vibrant painting entitled Pomegranates in 1908 while visiting the island of Majorca located in the Mediterranean. During his visit, the artist was inspired by the wild vegetation and portrayed his surroundings. He also painted Pomegranates 2 while visiting the island.
The artist earned his success as a painter early in his career. With an academic background, Sargent was able to capture the essence of Classical painting, as he mirrored his work on past masters like El Greco and especially Diego Velazquez. The intensity of the Baroque paintings captivated Sargent, who spent a period traveling to study painting in depth. It was only after the painter became Carolus Duran’s student, that he was encouraged to break some of the rigid rules of the academies and work in a more modern way. Sargent began to balance the modern and traditional techniques in his art, making his artwork even more captivating.
Sargent participated many times in the exhibit of the Paris Salon, having an Honorable Mention on more than one occasion. The artist was most praised for his portraits, which captured the essence of the sitter in a way not many painters could. The commissions came to him intensively, but ultimately, he grew tired of working with high-class patrons on paintings which took most of his time. After the death of his mother, who produced beautiful watercolor paintings, Sargent decided to move to new projects, like a series of murals for the Boston Library.
During this period, he was very influenced by the Impressionists and worked alongside these painters, like his friend Claude Monet. He began working en plein air, something this group of modern painters valued, as they had direct contact with their surroundings. By painting outside, it is possible to observe the natural sunlight and its effects on the figures and landscape – a new way of working for Sargent. In Pomegranates, the artist filled the canvas with various large and colorful fruit. The leaves vary in tonalities of green and have some touches of yellow highlights, while the juicy pomegranates have yellow-green outsides. Most of the fruits are cracked open – most likely the artist did this on purpose to have a richer color palette. The insides of the pomegranates are vibrant red and orange as if Sargent was portraying creatures of flesh and blood.
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Important Notes About Your Painting:
If you have any request to alter your reproduction of Pomegranates, you must email us after placing your order and we'll have an artist contact you. If you have another image of Pomegranates 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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