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Irises : Vincent van Gogh in the Garden

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Irises : Vincent van Gogh in the Garden by Jennifer Helvey, 9780892362264
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  • ISBN: 9780892362264 | 089236226X
  • Cover: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 10/20/2009
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How well he has understood the exquisite nature of flowers! --Octave Mirbeau (1848-1917), French art critic and the first owner of Irises Vincent van Gogh painted Irises in the last year of his life, in the garden of the asylum at Saint-Rémy, where he was recuperating from an attack of mental illness. Although he considered the painting more a study than a finished picture, his brother Theo submitted it to the Salon des Indépendants in September 1889. Its energy and theme--the regenerative powers of the earth--express the artist's deeply held belief in the divinity of art and nature. This groundbreaking book fills a gap in Van Gogh scholarship with an in-depth study of Irises --among the J. Paul Getty Museum's most famous paintings--placed in the context of his glorious flower and garden paintings. Full-color reproductions include not only Irises , but also a panoply of nature paintings from collections around the world, by Van Gogh and the artists who inspired him, such as Albrecht Dürer, Leonardo da Vinci, Claude Monet, and Paul Gauguin.

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