Fishing boats in Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer
Date: 19th century
Medium: oil on canvas
Location: Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Painting "Fishing boats in Saint-Maries" captures motion energy of water, as Van Gogh
imagined it. His special technique influenced by the Japanese press, brings life to the scene. There are also several preparation drawings for the same subject.
Gogh painted picture Fishing boats in Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer in 19th century. Prevailing color of this fine art print is green and its shape is landscape. Original size is . This art piece is located in Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam, The Netherlands. This image is printed on demand - you can choose material, size and finishing.Vincent Willem van Gogh (1853-1890).
Dutch painter belonging to Post-Impressionism
. His paintings (some 900 paintings and 1,100 drawings and sketches) are among the most famous in the world and are sold for exorbitant sums (except for those in our shop). Parisian Impressionists
He lived in Paris from 1886 and was influenced by the use of bright colours - most of his works were painted during this period. In his paintings, Gogh uses contrasting colours (often blue and orange - he said that I want to use colours other contrasts to each of them shone even more to contrast a man and a woman). He was known for his excesses and amputated an ear after the break-up of his friendship with Gauguin
. There is a lot of speculation about this incident (he possibly suffered from heavy metal poisoning from paint that had caused mental problems). In 1890, unfortunately he committed suicide.