Young woman lying in a grass (1884) by Paul Gauguin

Young woman lying in a grass - Paul Gauguin - 1884

Artwork Information

TitleYoung woman lying in a grass
ArtistPaul Gauguin
Art MovementImpressionism
Current LocationPrivate Collection

About Young woman lying in a grass

The artwork titled “Young woman lying in a grass” is an oil on canvas painting created by artist Paul Gauguin in 1884. This piece exemplifies the Impressionist movement and is categorized as a genre painting. The artwork is currently held in a private collection.

The composition captures a scene of pastoral tranquility with a young woman as its central subject. She is depicted reclining in a verdant landscape, with the natural environment rendered in a style that prioritizes the artist’s sensory experience of color and light over realism. The seemingly spontaneous brush strokes and vibrant palette are characteristic of the Impressionist approach to painting, aiming to convey the fleeting effects of light and mood. The background features a variety of trees, suggesting a secluded and peaceful rural setting. The juxtaposition of natural forms alongside the figure of the young woman creates an intimate atmosphere, infused with the sensations of a leisurely moment spent outdoors. The artwork exudes a sense of calm and the simplicity of life in harmony with nature.

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