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During the 1880s, Claude Oscar Monet traveled extensively throughout Europe and the Mediterranean, searching for new landscapes and working on his painterly craft. In 1886, the artist went to the Netherlands where he spent about ten days. Although his trip was quick, he concluded a series of paintings which were significant to his development as an Impressionist painter. During his stay in Holland, Monet painted the colorful scene Champ de Tulipes en Hollande, as well as the artwork, entitled Field Of Tulips In Holland, both with very similar compositions.
Monet was fascinated with the sunny views he found in the Netherlands, which gave him great joy in working en plein air – meaning he painted outdoors. The observation of natural sunlight on a landscape was essential for the Impressionists and their methods. With expressive brushstrokes and complementary color palettes, these modern painters strived to demonstrate the optical effects of light in a modern way.
Although very similar to Field Of Tulips In Holland, the oil painting Champ de Tulipes en Hollande was painted in a looser manner. Monet’s rapid brush strokes gave little definition to the figures present in the composition. The left side of the artwork depicts a stream that leads the viewer's eyes into the distance, with tonalities of blue. The whole canvas seems to have a gray base color, making the vibrant pigments stand out even more. The banks of the river hold a field of tulips that stretch as far as the eyes can see. The stems and leaves vary from green, ochre, and blue, while the flowers almost create a rainbow with pigments of red, pink, yellow, white, blue, and purple.
The far background shows a faraway windmill, typical of Dutch landscapes. The left side of the horizon shows various specks of paint, seeming to represent houses. Compared to the rest of the canvas, the sky has bland colors, showing mostly the gray base. Monet used diagonal strokes of blue, white and green paint, giving the scene movement. Because this painting is extremely Impressionistic, it is meant to be seen from a distance so that viewers can take in the image as a whole. Monet’s passion for portraying the beauties of nature can be seen as a reflex of the inspiring Japanese woodcut prints he and his colleagues collected.
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Important Notes About Your Painting:
If you have any request to alter your reproduction of Champ de tulipes en hollande, 1886, you must email us after placing your order and we'll have an artist contact you. If you have another image of Champ de tulipes en hollande, 1886 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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