The artist will add 3 inches (7.5 cm) of extra paint “bleed” to every 4 sides of the canvas. There will still be 1.5 inches (4 cm) of white canvas around all 4 sides of the canvas.
1st Art Gallery offers the option to receive your painting ready to hang or rolled in a tube.
Currently, the frames listed will be only ship up to a certain size. Once the maximum size is reached, the framing option is automatically disabled.
However, if you are interested in stretching or framing a painting larger than 24x36 inches (60x90 cm), please contact one of our customer success associates or let us know in your order notes. We will send you a catalog of our large framing styles and pricing options.
Unframed rolled canvas orders will arrive rolled inside a protective tube with an extra 1.5" white canvas on all sides so you can easily frame it locally.
Lonely, penniless, and having taken up painting only a few years previously, the young Van Gogh moved to the rural town of Nuenen in his native Netherlands and proceeded to paint detailed studies of the countryside and the peasant populace. First exploring the intricate weaving of bird's nests, Van Gogh moved onto human subjects which would lead to his first major work, 1885's The Potato Eaters.
Painted in the previous year, the artist's Autumn Landscape with Four Trees is an elegant and moody leap into the declining autumn landscape that had produced so many vivid subjects the previous spring. Boosted perhaps by the first exhibition of his work in a shop window in The Hague, Van Gogh's confidence was exemplified in his broad, smooth brushwork, and his subtle and studied reproduction of light and shade.
Not yet showing any hint of the vivid contrasts of colors that would characterize his late work, Autumn Landscape with Four Trees is an exercise in reserve, reproduction, and refinement. Like Autumn Landscape his palette consists of dark pastels, natural tones, earthly realism, and various interplays with shades of brown. The skeletal form of the bare tree to the right of the others does, however, show a hint of the course and stark outlines that would form the basis of the vivid juxtaposition of the color of his later work.
Van Gogh enjoyed the rugged trees that grew naturally, without much trimming. The three trees in the forefront translate this — the one on the right seems to have been recently trimmed and is sprouting eerie looking thin branches, with little amounts of leaves. The other tree tops are filled with brown and orange leaves, growing in a unregular way. The skies are gray and cloudy, making this painting a bit more somber. A person in all black was portrayed in the far background.
His time in Nuenen gave life to a prodigious number of paintings and drawings, amounting to over 200 before he moved to Antwerp and descended into a punishing regime of bohemian city-living. The surprising, elongated, hunched, and drifting quality of his subjects in Autumn Landscape with Four Trees suggest an artist beginning to experiment with the nature of experiencing reality before his studies of the great master Reuben, and the Japanese woodcut prints that so inspired the Impressionists, became imprinted in his style.
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Important Notes About Your Painting:
If you have any request to alter your reproduction of Autumn Landscape with Four Trees, you must email us after placing your order and we'll have an artist contact you. If you have another image of Autumn Landscape with Four 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.
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All our artists have at least 15 years of experience. We only hire qualified artists with advanced degrees in Fine Arts who have completed a dissertation in European or American art.
We only use the highest quality oil paint and finest available canvas. We insist on sourcing our materials from brands that have been in business for at least a century or more.
Our most senior artists, those who have at least 25 years experience, carefully examine each and every painting that comes out of our studio. No order is shipped before it meets our standards, which are the highest in the industry.
Some companies claim to be selling handmade paintings when in fact they use printing presses and screening methods to speed-up the reproduction process and lower costs. We've been selling genuine handmade online since 2003!
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.
All orders ship with UPS, FedEx or DHL and will arrive directly to your home or office. A tracking number will be emailed to you as soon as the order leaves our studio so you can track it online. All orders ship express and usually arrive within 4-5 days from the shipping date. Due to shipping restraints, many of our framed, stretched, and oversize paintings may take 6-21 days for arrival depending on the safest route determined by the postal service.