Mont St. Victoire, Provence

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Mont St. Victoire, Provence

Material Information

Title:
Mont St. Victoire, Provence
Alternate title:
Mont Sainte-Victoire
Creator:
C ( Artist : painter )
Norway, Oslo, Nasjonalgalleriet. ID=NON
Language:
English

Subjects

Subjects / Keywords:
Oslo, Norway
Mont Sainte-Victoire, France
Style: French Post-Impressionist
School: Post-Impressionist
Movement: Post-Impressionism
French
Painting
Genre:
Painting
picture ( marcgt )
Painting

Notes

Summary:
The great depth is built up in broad layers intricately fitted and interlocked, without an apparent constructive scheme. Towards us these layers become more and more diagonal; the diverging lines in the foreground seem a vague refiection of the mountain's form. These diagonals are not perspective lines leading to the peak, but, conduct us far to the side where the mountain slope begins; they are prolonged in a limb hanging from the tree. It is this contrast of movements, of the marginal and centered, of symmetry and unbalance, that gives the immense aspect of drama to the scene. Yet the painting is a deep harmony, built with a wonderful finesse.
General Note:
Beginning Date: 1885.
General Note:
Completion Date: 1887.

Record Information

Source Institution:
University of South Florida Library
Holding Location:
University of South Florida
Rights Management:
All applicable rights reserved by the source institution and holding location.
Resource Identifier:
A01-PFF0092 ( USFLDC DOI )
a1.pff0092 ( USFLDC Handle )

Postcard Information

Format:
Photograph

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Beginning Date: 1885.
Completion Date: 1887.
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The great depth is built up in broad layers intricately fitted and interlocked, without an apparent constructive scheme. Towards us these layers become more and more diagonal; the diverging lines in the foreground seem a vague refiection of the mountain's form. These diagonals are not perspective lines leading to the peak, but, conduct us far to the side where the mountain slope begins; they are prolonged in a limb hanging from the tree. It is this contrast of movements, of the marginal and centered, of symmetry and unbalance, that gives the immense aspect of drama to the scene. Yet the painting is a deep harmony, built with a wonderful finesse.
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Oslo, Norway.
Mont Sainte-Victoire, France.
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Style: French Post-Impressionist.
School: Post-Impressionist.
Movement: Post-Impressionism.
French
Painting
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Painting
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Norway, Oslo, Nasjonalgalleriet. ID=NON
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t Art and Art History Collection (Saskia)
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Detail showing brushwork


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