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In The Woods was painted between the years of 1897 and 1898. This painting shows a lot of Cézanne’s maturity as an artist and his development as an essential icon for the late 20th-century Impressionists. Often, it is said that he was the primary connection between the late 19th-century art and the new movements that happened during the 20th-century. He started creating a more representative art, but he deepened his studies on color and shape under the mentorship of Camille Pissarro. He then began to simplify forms and work the connection between a geometrically simplified version and what the eye sees. This painting is probably one of the best examples of this simplification, and the fact that it was produced so late in his career, shows the great input the years o studying landscapes and colors created in his technique.
This painting shows the middle of the woods, and the whole environment leads the viewer into feeling like they are looking at it from the inside. The tree trunks come off-panel. The tall grass is represented with thick brushstrokes of vivid green colors and is placed in the foreground.
The thin and long tree trunks were created with an interesting technique of light and shadow where the several tonalities of brown, along with the darkened background around them, create an aspect of a contour around the figures.
The background is completely blue, but it is composed of impressive little patches of several tones of blue, as well as some very light tones of brown and lilac.
The color palette is light and vivid. Yet, somehow, the artist creates the ominous atmosphere of the middle of the woods. Most of the painting is covered in blue and green patches, on a limited yet solid choice of hues.
The vertical layout and simplification of shapes destroy the idea of depth and perspective. However, the trunks on the background are thinner, as the leaves are darker, and thus the spectator can have a sensation of the portrayed enviroment
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Important Notes About Your Painting:
If you have any request to alter your reproduction of In The Woods3, you must email us after placing your order and we'll have an artist contact you. If you have another image of In The Woods3 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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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.
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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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