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Created in the same Autumn as his Autumn Landscape and Autumn Landscape with Trees, Van Gogh's 1884 Avenue of Poplars in Autumn was painted when, astoundingly, the artist had only been working on his craft for three years. Thus, much of his work until his premature death Van Gogh would describe as a study — as indefatigable as he was to improve his skills continuously. Avenue of Poplars in Autumn is an exceptional study of light and shade, and a warm expression of promise, balance, and the regenerative cycle of the seasons.
Describing the work to his brother in a letter, Van Gogh details the joy in rendering a reproduction of the 'yellow autumn leaves, the sun casting, here and there, sparkling spots on the fallen leaves on the ground, alternating with the long shadows of the stems.' Throughout his autumn studies of that year one can note the gradual liberation of brighter colors, ingeniously brought forth through intricate contrasts of shade. A few years later, when the artist moved to Paris to acquaint himself with the techniques of the Impressionists, Van Gogh would abandon his subtle and subdued palette in favor a diverse and manic range of colors that would reflect the increasing severity of his mental health.
Avenue of Poplars in Autumn is a signature piece from Van Gogh's early years, displaying modesty, quiet intensity and the shifting nature of time manifested in the changing of physical landscapes. Constantly looking for signs of progress in his work, the autumn series are each vastly different achievements, avoiding regularity of expression for the sake of a more experiential reproduction of the season and the Dutch countryside. Soon after Avenue of Poplars in Autumn was painted Van Gogh would abandon the hues and tones of his palette, but his work would retain the surging vitality and energy he found in humble landscapes.
This painting portrays a road, centered on the canvas, and a house in the far background. Van Gogh positioned a single character on the forefront wearing all black and walking across a small cross bridge. The road was painted with shades of brown, red and orange. The tall tree trunks take up almost all of the long, vertical canvas — highlighting the path even more — and have red, orange and green leaves on top that contrast with the blue sky.
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If you have any request to alter your reproduction of Avenue Of Poplars In Autumn, you must email us after placing your order and we'll have an artist contact you. If you have another image of Avenue Of Poplars In Autumn 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.
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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