Calves in a Field Bordered by Willow Trees (1905) by Piet Mondrian

Calves in a Field Bordered by Willow Trees - Piet Mondrian - 1905

Artwork Information

TitleCalves in a Field Bordered by Willow Trees
ArtistPiet Mondrian
Art MovementImpressionism
Current LocationPrivate Collection

About Calves in a Field Bordered by Willow Trees

The artwork titled “Calves in a Field Bordered by Willow Trees” was created by artist Piet Mondrian in 1905. This landscape painting is part of the Impressionism art movement and is currently held in a private collection. The piece exemplifies Mondrian’s early exploration of the genre before his well-known progression into abstract art.

In the painting, we observe a serene pastoral scene with a soft, textured application of paint, typical of the Impressionist style. It depicts several calves spread across a field, with willow trees lining the scene. The tranquility of the countryside is captured through a mellow palette and loose brushstrokes that suggest the movement of foliage and the play of light across the field and animals. The foreground features a fence, adding depth to the scene and guiding the viewer’s eye toward the calves at various points in the meadow. The painting is evocative of a calm, bucolic experience and Mondrian’s connection with nature during this period of his artistic journey.

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