Lonely tree at the Gein (1906 – 1907) by Piet Mondrian

Lonely tree at the Gein - Piet Mondrian - 1906 - 1907

Artwork Information

TitleLonely tree at the Gein
ArtistPiet Mondrian
Date1906 - 1907
Art MovementImpressionism
Current LocationMusée d'Orsay, Paris, France

About Lonely tree at the Gein

The artwork titled “Lonely Tree at the Gein” was created by the Dutch artist Piet Mondrian between the years of 1906 and 1907. The medium employed for this creation is charcoal on paper. Stylistically, it aligns with the Impressionist movement, and as a genre, it falls under the landscape category. The artwork currently resides in the Musée d’Orsay, located in Paris, France.

The artwork portrays a serene and natural landscape dominated by a tree standing prominently on the right side, which appears lonely or isolated against its surroundings. As is typical with the Impressionist style, the scene likely captures a fleeting moment or atmosphere rather than a detailed, photographic representation. The use of charcoal allows for soft gradations of light and shadow, conveying the tranquil environment. The reflection of the tree and the surrounding landscape on the water surface creates a sense of calmness and balance. The sky is sketched lightly, suggesting a vast and open expanse above the pastoral setting. Overall, the artwork exudes a quiet and reflective mood, inviting viewers to ponder the solitude and beauty of nature.

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