Dahlias In A Copper Vase

size(cm): 50x45
Sale price£150 GBP


The painting "Dahlias in a Copper Vase" by Paul Gauguin is a masterpiece of Post-Impressionism that has captivated art lovers since its creation in 1886. This work is a perfect example of Gauguin's artistic style, which is characterized by the simplification of shapes and intensification of color.

The composition of the painting is impressive, with the dahlias in the foreground and the copper vase in the background. Gauguin uses the technique of perspective to create depth in the work, making the viewer feel as if they are looking through a window into a flower-filled garden.

Color is one of the highlights of this painting. Gauguin uses a bright, saturated color palette to create a sense of joy and vitality. The red, yellow and orange hues of the dahlias contrast with the dark green of the foliage and the copper of the vase, creating a visual harmony that is stunning.

The story behind this painting is fascinating. Gauguin created it while living in Brittany, France, where he had retired to escape urban life and find inspiration in nature. This work is an example of his love for nature and his desire to capture the beauty of everyday life in his paintings.

There are some little known aspects about this painting that make it even more interesting. For example, Gauguin used a technique called "flat painting" in which shapes are simplified and reduced to their essence. It is also believed that Gauguin used painting as a way to escape from his personal life, which was full of problems and difficulties.

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