Irrigation Ditch with Mature Willow (1900 – 1902) by Piet Mondrian

Irrigation Ditch with Mature Willow - Piet Mondrian - 1900 - 1902

Artwork Information

TitleIrrigation Ditch with Mature Willow
ArtistPiet Mondrian
Date1900 - 1902
Dimensions25 x 29 cm
Art MovementImpressionism
Current LocationPrivate Collection

About Irrigation Ditch with Mature Willow

The artwork titled “Irrigation Ditch with Mature Willow” is a creation by Piet Mondrian, produced between 1900 and 1902. This landscape painting, which falls under the Impressionism movement, is executed in oil on canvas and measures 25 by 29 centimeters. Currently, the piece is held in a private collection.

“Irrigation Ditch with Mature Willow” by Piet Mondrian presents a serene landscape, characterized by the calmness often found in Impressionist works. A large willow tree dominates the composition, with its intricate branches and foliage intricately rendered in a dappled array of earthy tones. The water of the irrigation ditch reflects a soft, muted blue, complementing the verdant colors of the vegetation on the banks. The artwork’s small strokes and the interplay of light and shade capture the fleeting nature of the moment, inviting an intimate contemplation of the rural scenery. The careful attention to the natural details and the overall tranquil atmosphere are indicative of Mondrian’s early explorations into capturing the essence of his surroundings before he moved towards abstraction later in his career.

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