Autumn Landscape (Farm and pond) (1877; France) by Paul Gauguin

Autumn Landscape (Farm and pond) - Paul Gauguin - 1877; France

Artwork Information

TitleAutumn Landscape (Farm and pond)
ArtistPaul Gauguin
Date1877; France
Dimensions64.8 x 100.5 cm
Art MovementImpressionism
Current LocationPrivate Collection

About Autumn Landscape (Farm and pond)

The artwork entitled “Autumn Landscape (Farm and pond)” was created by the artist Paul Gauguin in 1877, within the borders of France. This piece is an oil on canvas that adheres to the Impressionistic style of painting. It measures 64.8 by 100.5 centimeters and can be classified under the landscape genre. Currently, the artwork is part of a private collection.

“Autumn Landscape (Farm and pond)” by Paul Gauguin captures the essence of rural tranquility and the ephemeral quality of light and color that are trademarks of the Impressionist movement. The artwork portrays a serene rural scene with a variety of elements that draw the viewer into a harmonious atmosphere. The foreground is dominated by a pond reflecting the grey-toned sky, surrounded by lush vegetation. In the middle ground, a gathering of farm buildings with red roofs adds a vivid contrast to the greenery. Large trees stand out with their dense foliage, implying the fullness of late summer or early autumn. On the right, there appear to be figures engaging in day-to-day activities, which provides a sense of human presence and scale. The brushwork is loose and expressive, which allows the depiction of light and shadow to play a crucial role in the overall mood of the scene, evoking the feeling of a fleeting moment caught in time.

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