Vincent van Gogh: Fishing in Spring, the Pont de Clichy (1887)

In technique, Fishing in Spring is a testament to Vincent van Gogh’s friendship with Paul Signac. Van Gogh had seen works by Signac and Georges Seurat in the spring of 1886 at the final Impressionist exhibition. Signac was an eloquent spokesman for Seurat’s pioneering Neo-Impressionism, explaining it as a natural development of Impressionism. Under Signac’s…

Eva Cassidy: Fields of Gold

One of the most beautiful songs I have ever heard…. Hear More Eva Cassidy Thanks for Visiting 🙂 ~Sunnyside

Van Gogh: Two Cypresses (1889)

Cypresses was painted in late June 1889, shortly after Van Gogh began his yearlong stay at the asylum in Saint-Rémy. The subject, which he found “beautiful as regards lines and proportions, like an Egyptian obelisk,” both captivated and challenged the artist: “It’s the dark patch in a sun-drenched landscape, but it’s one of the most…

Vincent van Gogh: Pietà (after Delacroix) 1889

Post best viewed At Sunnyside. Saint-Rémy-de-Provence, on or about Friday, 20 September 1889 In the Autumn of 1889, Vincent remains ill. Consoling himself by copying works from some of his favorite artists, Vincent works in a small studio in the asylum of Saint Paul of Mausole in Saint Remy de Provence as he recovers from…

Matthijs Maris: Brook in the Woods near Oosterbeek (c.1860)

Read More Wikipedia contributors, “Matthijs Maris,” Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Matthijs_Maris&oldid=861294392 (accessed January 13, 2019). Sources Rijksmuseum Amsterdam online catalogue Wikimedia Commons contributors, “File:Beek in het bos bij Oosterbeek Rijksmuseum SK-A-2275.jpeg,” Wikimedia Commons, the free media repository, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?title=File:Beek_in_het_bos_bij_Oosterbeek_Rijksmuseum_SK-A-2275.jpeg&oldid=334552519 (accessed January 13, 2019). Thanks for Visiting 🙂 ~Sunnyside

Han Snel: Market Scene (1977)

BALI: ISLE OF INSPIRATION The island of Bali has long been a rich source of inspiration to artists, writers, musicians and dancers from around the world. A province of Indonesia located between the islands of Java and Lombok, Bali has been celebrated by locals and visitors alike for its natural beauty as well as its…

Jan van Kessel: Butterflies, Moths and More… (1654)

Cabinet of Curiosities in Paint Often produced as pendants, Jan van Kessel’s detailed depictions of insects, flowers and plants were sought after by collectors. They should be seen in the context of cabinets of curiosities. Van Kessel belonged to a famous dynasty of painters and is indebted in style and technique to his grandfather, Jan Brueghel…