Medium: oil and tempera
Location: Natinonal Gallery, Oslo, Norway
Munch's The Scream exists in several versions - Oil and tempera of
1893 (which is the version ), tempera from 1910
and two pastels, also dating from 1893 1895
. The Scream is Munch's most famous painting. Munch used simple colors and forms simplifikované. The main character is reduced to the face, which shines emotional crisis and mental suffering. When Munch painting The Scream was intended to draw the study of the human soul, which is the study of me. Munch on a walk with friends witnessed the sunset that bathed the sky bloody color stretching over the dark waters of the fjord. Munch this view literally shudder - I heard a huge and infinite scream of nature ... Then I gave up all hope of love again.
Munch painted picture Scream (1893) in 1893. Prevailing color of this fine art print is vivid and its shape is portrait. Original size is . This art piece is located in Natinonal Gallery, Oslo, Norway. This image is printed on demand - you can choose material, size and finishing.Edvard Munch (1863 - 1944)
Norwegian painter, graphic designer and influential representative of modern art. He grew out of the spiritual atmosphere of Art Nouveau and his paintings have some characteristics of this style. He studied at the drawing school in Oslo, where he was influenced by naturalism, French Impressionists
). His work tends towards impressionism
and became the basis for expressionism
. Through the Berlin exhibition in 1892, he significantly influenced the expressionist group Die Brücke and contributed to the creation of the Berlin Secession. In the Czech Republic, he became known after the exhibition in 1905, which inspired the art group Osma. Among his most famous paintings are, in particular, The Scream
. His paintings are characterized by the simplification of forms and attention to detail. Munch places emphasis on capturing mental states and emotions. Initially, his work lacked a warm reception as the images were labelled as violent, strange and distant to the general audience. After breaking up with lover Tully Larsen in 1906, his neurosis and depression deepened. The last years of his life were spent in the Norwegian countryside, and after the occupation of Norway by the Germans, he lived in fear in his house with his entire collection of paintings. His paintings significantly influenced expressionism
and became representative of this style.