Post by cierlmeyrin on Sept 1, 2011 23:04:09 GMT -5
Boats Painting-Fishing Boats at Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer is one of Van Gogh's reed pen drawings of Saint-Maries which he based on his painting The Sea at Les Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer. People Paintings The fluid movements of Van Gogh's pen bring an energy to the drawing, not intended to be a mimetic copy. Both his choice of the reed pen and the "placement of tiered-patterned strokes" reflect the influence of Japanese prints. Building PaintingsHe brings life to the painting through technique. The Pointillist dotted sky accentuates the clouds. Oil Paintings for saleWhitecaps are evoked by the vertical lines and horizontal lines portray the calmer sea in the distance. Seascape at Saintes-Maries (Fishing Boats at Sea) was painted six years after Van Gogh wrote that he wished to paint a seaside painting of sand, sea and sky. Famous PaintingsIn this painting the combination of a high horizon and boats close to the top edge of the frame, draw the audience in to the choppy sea in the foreground and center of the picture. He also made three drawings of this composition.