The farm in Grue (1883; France) by Paul Gauguin

The farm in Grue - Paul Gauguin - 1883; France

Artwork Information

TitleThe farm in Grue
ArtistPaul Gauguin
Date1883; France
Dimensions38 x 46.3 cm
Art MovementImpressionism
Current LocationPrivate Collection

About The farm in Grue

The artwork titled “The farm in Grue” was created by the artist Paul Gauguin in 1883, in France. It is an oil on canvas painting that belongs to the Impressionism movement. The dimensions of the artwork are 38 x 46.3 cm. Its genre is landscape and it is currently held in a private collection.

In examining the artwork, one is immediately struck by the rustic tranquility it conveys. The composition presents a rural scene with a cluster of farm buildings nestled in the serene countryside. The artist employs a palette rich with the warm hues of the earth, interspersed with the cool tones of greens and blues. The sky is rendered with dynamic and textured strokes, capturing the movement of clouds and the luminosity of the sky that is so characteristic of Impressionist works. A gentle waterway in the foreground reflects the light and colors of the surroundings, adding a sense of harmony and depth to the scene. This representation of the landscape, with its play of light and shadow, and the evident brushwork, is reflective of the Impressionist endeavor to capture the fleeting moments of nature.

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