Post by cierlmeyrin on Sept 9, 2011 3:35:22 GMT -5
Several iconic Famous Paintings by famous artists contain just plants. The mention of many of these artists' names brings to mind images of their extraordinary plant paintings, even if the titles of the paintings are unfamiliar. Children Paintings Vincent Van Gogh and Claude Mone are among this select group of artists whose plant paintings are world renowned. Vincent Van Gogh was born in 1853 and died in 1890. Flower PaintingsVan Gogh was influenced by the Impressionist art movement but developed a style uniquely his own that is instantly identifiable in his paintings. Among his most renowned paintings of plants are Still Life: Vase with Twelve Sunflowers (1889), Iris (1889) and Cypresses (1889). Boats PaintingsThese vividly colored, dynamically stroked paintings of plants have a timeless appeal and beauty that endears them to lovers of both classical and modern art.Claude Monet was born in 1840 in Paris, France and died in 1926. Monet was a key figure in the Impressionist art movement. People PaintingsHe painted many famous scenes containing people but his reverence of nature was obvious in all of his paintings. Monet's numerous paintings of water lilies (1897 through 1922), and Irises (1900) are among his best signature floral masterpieces. These graceful, delicately hued paintings are recognized and reproduced on posters in every country of the world.