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Pierre Auguste Renoir began the still-life Vase Basket Of Flowers And Fruit in 1889 and concluded the painting a year after. This period was significant for the artist, as he was becoming more successful. Because of his financial stability, in 1890 he and his partner Aline Charigot – who had a five-year-old child with Renoir – got married. Charigot was the Impressionist’s muse and appears in many of his works, like Country Dance, and Motherhood (Woman breast feeding her Child), where Charigot is portrayed with their son Pierre.
During the past decade – during the 1880s – Renoir’s career was marked by a shift of style. The artist turned his back on the Impressionism, for he didn’t believe it was the right direction to take with his work. Instead of expressive brush strokes and focus on bright color palettes, the painter decided to follow a more Classic path. Renoir traveled around Europe to study about painting techniques, mainly Italy, where he was amazed by Raphael’s frescos. He began directing his attention to structured compositions with underdrawings, as well as well-defined figures.
Although during this period the artist appeared to reject the Impressionist style he had popularized, Vase Basket Of Flowers And Fruit marks another time of change in his way of working. The attention to detail is significant in this still life painting and highlights its decorative value. Renoir mainly portrayed nudes and domestic subjects after 1890, as he shifts back to his earlier style.
By painting flowers, Renoir felt free to experiment with different color combinations, values, and tones, without worrying about the figures. The Post-Impressionist, Vincent Van Gogh also had the same approach to painting floral still-life, like in the artwork Vase with Poppies, Cornflowers, Peonies and Chrysanthemums. Although, in Vase Basket Of Flowers And Fruit, the artist pays attention to the figures, as much as the composition and colors. Playing with the light and dark of the background, the artist balanced the different figures in this masterpiece of still-life paintings.
Renoir was able to mix many different materials – like a wicker basket, a variation of ceramic vases, and a wooden table – to create a beautiful unity with the variety of flowers and fruit. The combinations of colors and textures on the forefront can be overwhelming to the viewer, but the artist created a resting area for the eyes in the background.
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If you have any request to alter your reproduction of Vase Basket Of Flowers And Fruit, you must email us after placing your order and we'll have an artist contact you. If you have another image of Vase Basket Of Flowers And Fruit 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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