Optional - receive your painting ready to hang. Note we are only able to ship framed paintings up to a certain size. Once the maximum size is reached, the framing option is automatically disabled. If ordered without a frame the painting will arrive rolled inside a protective tube with an extra 1.5" white canvas on all sides so you can easily frame it in any local frame shop.
Vincent Van Gogh admitted himself to an Asylum in Saint-RÃ©my, after having an awful break-down. His health was debilitated, and he sought for help, stating in letters to family — especially to his brother Theo — that he had trouble eating and felt weak. The artist stayed in Saint-RÃ©my for about a year and during this period, he never desired to stop working, drawing and painting still life themes indoors, as well as making reproductions of works from his favorite artists.
After he regained enough of his health, he gained permission to roam the outskirts of the asylum to paint. The work entitled Large Plane Trees was done en plein air — meaning it was painted outside like many Impressionists and Post-Impressionists strived to work. It represents the grand trees of Road Menders in Saint-RÃ©my and the people walking along it.
Van Gogh completed two almost identical works, being that he entitled the second one The Road Menders. These works were exhibited side by side in 1948 in an art show in Cleveland, and after using x-ray technology to scan the works, it was discovered that Large Plane Trees was, in fact, the first of the two paintings. The artist paints this artwork on a not primed cotton fabric — meaning it wasn't prepared to paint — so the result is rougher than in the second painting that was executed on a primed canvas.
Another difference from the two is that the first painting was done outside, as it shows his mistakes and repairs — while the second one is a copy done in a studio. Although both paintings contain practically the same structure when it comes to the composition and drawings, the colors vary as the second painting is lighter and has a predominant yellow.
The color palette chosen for Large Plane Trees is very warm and overwhelming. The grand trees take up most of the landscape and overshadow the human figures of the painting, making them look small and insignificant to the nature surrounding them. The trees are painted with shades of brown, yellow, blue, black, white and even some areas of green. The orange-red leaves can be seen in the far background and complement the hints of blue and green throughout the painting. The areas of white underneath the trees serve as a resting area to the viewer's eyes.
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Important Notes About Your Painting:
If you have any request to alter your reproduction of Large Plane Trees, you must email us after placing your order and we'll have an artist contact you. If you have another image of Large Plane Trees 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.
1st Art Gallery provides a full warranty covering manufacturing and material defects for paintings purchased from our website. The warranty covers damage for normal use. Damage caused by incidents such as accidents or inappropriate use are not covered.
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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