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In 1886, Claude Oscar Monet traveled to the Netherlands for approximately ten days where he painted Tulip Fields With The Rijnsburg Windmill. Although he didn’t stay for too long, this trip was significant for the artist’s development as an Impressionist. The continuous fields of tulips were extraordinary to Monet as he had never seen flowers in that fashion. The human-made field of flowers created geometric patterns, like if someone drew large colorful squares and rectangles on the ground.
As an Impressionist, Monet valued working outside, or as the French called it en plein air. They painted landscapes while on location to capture the optical effects that natural light has on the scene – not interested in creating idealized landscape images in their studio. This brought artists closer to nature, something that gave Monet great joy. His fascination with the sunny Netherlands resulted in several paintings.
In Tulip Fields With The Rijnsburg Windmill, Monet worked with a beautiful and vast color palette. The forefront shows a broad field of bright red tulips. To the right, smaller patches of different colored flowers, painted with pink, red, yellow, green, orange, and white, that almost reach the horizon. The painter portrays a brown and lilac road and, on its other side, a windmill and some houses. These dark brown and black constructions contrast with the vibrant palette of the flowers. The windmill was loosely painted, giving it the impression of movement.
The far background show purple-blue mountains that touch an almost white sky. The clouds scatter as they rise and the sky turns into a darker blue. This sunny landscape was freely painted with thick layers of paint, expressive brushstrokes and complementary colors, resulting in great unity.
This painting is known for catching Vincent Van Gogh’s attention and inspiring him to work like the Impressionists. In fact, Theo – Van Gogh’s brother – was an art dealer and bought this artwork. The Impressionists were modern artists, meaning they felt the need to go against the imposed rules of the art academies, painting scenes of the everyday life, opposed to painting biblical and mythological subjects. Van Gogh was greatly attracted to Monet’s work, and it reflected on generations of artists to come.
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Important Notes About Your Painting:
If you have any request to alter your reproduction of Tulip Fields With The Rijnsburg Windmill, you must email us after placing your order and we'll have an artist contact you. If you have another image of Tulip Fields With The Rijnsburg Windmill 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 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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