The story behind the Blossoming Almond Tree

  31/08/2016     Comments (0)

The Blossoming Almond Tree is one of Van Gogh’s most well-known paintings. Created in 1890 as Van Gogh was recovering at the Saint Paul Asylum in Saint-Remy in the south of France. These were in fact tough times for Van Gogh, but when he received the news his brother and patron, had welcomed a child into the world his mood changed. In his letter Theo wrote: As we told you, we’ll name him after you, and I’m making the wish that he may be as determined and as courageous as you.’ New life Van Gogh was thrilled and set about marking this moment in time with a painting. The Blossoming Almond Tree was born. It is a painting that is full of hope, with it’s branches curling in front of a blue sky, the flowers too blooming. The tone of blue in this painting is remarkable; it jumps from...

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The best alternative to a real Van Gogh!

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Of course to own one of Van Gogh’s original paintings would be something to behold. To know that the artist himself had raised his brush to that piece of canvas hanging – perhaps in your living room, above the dining table – right there in front of you would be a special feeling. But unless you have a spare $10 million lying around this is always going to be a rather insurmountable barrier. Hand-painted reproduction of Cottages with Thatched Roofs in Cordeville . Real brush strokes, real paint This is where a hand-painted reproduction comes in. This style of reproduction is far beyond a computer print, for it contains the exact brush strokes used, which of course is one of the main factors that created the unique and iconic style of Van Gogh.   Not only that, it uses oil paint on...

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Why order a Van Gogh Oil Painting Reproduction?

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To have a Van Gogh hanging in your home is a truly special thing At Van Gogh Studio we produce high quality hand-painted reproductions of all Van Gogh’s work. It is oil on canvas, and looks, smells and feels like the original. So if the original is beyond you financially, our oil painting reproductions are the next best alternative. Hand-painted reproduction of Cafe Terrace in interior. The benefits of having a Van Gogh are, I imagine, endless. But here’s a few: Perhaps you have visited the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam, or came to know Van Gogh’s work in a special way, even found it at an interesting time in your life. Every time you see his wonderful artwork in its hand-painted glory you will be taken back to that memory, just a little.   All of Van Gogh’s work...

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Vincent van Gogh Tour

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Are you interested of following in the footsteps of the famous painter Vincent van Gogh? Did you know that Vincent van Gogh was born in the south of the Netherlands, Brabant, in a small village and that he spent more than half of his life in the south of the Netherlands? In these places he found his inspiration for the later Works. A lot of these places are close to nature and gave the inspiration for the farmer life. The map above shows the places in Brabant. Green: Zundert The village where Vincent was born in 1853. He spent most of his time here till the age of 16. At this moment it is possible to visit the VincentvanGoghHuis in Zundert, the church where his father was a minister, the statue of Zadkine: Vincent and Theo. Just outside Zundert you can visit the main house “De Moeren1818”; It s a...

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At which museums can I find Vincent van Gogh paintings?

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There are several museums that have Vincent van Gogh paintings, but if you want to watch the biggest collection of Vincent van Gogh paintings you should really visit the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam. Van Gogh Museum You do not only find the paintings of Vincent van Gogh, but you’ll find personal things like letters, drawings and completed with the art of his contemporaries. Each year almost 1.6 million visitors visit the Van Gogh Museum and that makes this one of the 25 most popular museums in the whole world. Permanent collection The collection you can find in the Van Gogh Museum features the works of Vincent van Gogh. This contents more than 200 paintings, 500 drawings and a few letters. You can also find work from other artists like his contemporaries and from impressionists and Postimpressionists....

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