The Gleize Bridge Over The Vigneyret Canal

size(cm): 45x50 Original size
Sale price£150 GBP


The painting "The Gleize Bridge Over The Vigneyret Canal" by Vincent Van Gogh is a masterpiece of impressionism noted for its unique artistic style and masterful composition. This work was created in 1888, during the artist's stay in Arles, France, and represents the bridge that crosses the Vigneyret canal.

The painting is characterized by its use of bright and vibrant colours, which reflect sunlight and create a sense of movement and life in the scene. Yellow and green tones predominate in the work, giving it an air of freshness and vitality.

The composition of the painting is also very interesting, as Van Gogh uses an unusual perspective to show the bridge and the canal. Instead of depicting them realistically, the artist presents them in a distorted way, creating a sense of depth and movement in the work.

Apart from its artistic style and composition, the story behind the painting is also fascinating. It is known that Van Gogh painted this work at a time of great creativity and enthusiasm, and that he was very excited by the final result. However, the painting was sold for a very low amount of money after his death, and went unnoticed for many years.

Today, "The Gleize Bridge Over The Vigneyret Canal" is considered one of Van Gogh's most important works, and is admired for its beauty and originality. While it is true that this painting is not as well known as other works by the artist, its artistic style and its history make it a unique and valuable piece in any art collection.

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