Anemones in a Vase (1909) by Piet Mondrian

Anemones in a Vase - Piet Mondrian - 1909

Artwork Information

TitleAnemones in a Vase
ArtistPiet Mondrian
Dimensions29 x 22 cm
Art MovementImpressionism
Current LocationPrivate Collection

About Anemones in a Vase

The artwork “Anemones in a Vase” by Piet Mondrian dates back to 1909. This oil on canvas painting is a fine example of Impressionism and measures 29 x 22 cm. Classified as a still life, it depicts the delicate subject of anemones in a vase and belongs to a private collection.

Looking at the painting itself, one can observe a textured and nuanced approach that is characteristic of the Impressionist movement. Mondrian captured the essence of the anemones with loosely defined brushstrokes and a harmonious interplay of colors. The flowers are presented in varying shades of pink with bold black centers, conveying a sense of depth and vitality. The background is rendered with muted tones, allowing the vibrancy of the anemones to stand out. The vase appears as a solid, dark form anchoring the composition, while the fallen petals add a sense of naturalism to the scene. The overall effect is one that resonates with the fleeting beauty of the natural world, an exploration of light and color that seeks to capture a moment in time.

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