Plaster Statuette of a Female Torso

By Vincent van Gogh SKU:41584

"Plaster Statuette of a Female Torso" by Van Gogh, created in 1886, is an intricate still-life oil painting. The piece, rendered in the artist's distinctive Post-Impressionistic style, features a bright, mottled color palette. It signifies Van Gogh's exploration of light and shadow through contrasting color patches, a deviation from his usual focus on landscapes and portraits. What makes it special is this unique thematic selection, giving viewers a glimpse into Van Gogh's versatility and his daring experiments with color and form, establishing him as a master of Post-Impressionism.

49 cm

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Title: Vincent van Gogh – Plaster Statuette of a Female Torso: A Unique Artistic Expression

Vincent van Gogh is undoubtedly one of the world’s most famous artists, revered for his unique style and emotional depth. He painted a wide array of subjects, from vibrant landscapes to poignant self-portraits, but his “Plaster Statuette of a Female Torso” remains a lesser-known yet extraordinary work.

Painted in the year 1886, the “Plaster Statuette of a Female Torso” stands apart due to its distinct subject matter and style. Van Gogh was studying at the Antwerp Academy in Belgium during this period, which could have inspired this artwork. His painting of the plaster cast represents a unique exploration of form, light, and shadow. It’s a divergence from his iconic swirling brushstrokes and emotive use of color, yet it still exhibits his acute sensitivity to aesthetic details.

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In this work, Van Gogh utilized monochromatic shades to capture the nuances of the female form. The statuette’s curves, contours, and shadows are meticulously rendered, offering a sense of three-dimensionality.

The “Plaster Statuette of a Female Torso” is a testament to Van Gogh’s constant pursuit of mastering his craft and expanding his artistic horizon. It exhibits his capability to work in different styles, reflecting his versatility and adaptability.

This painting does not just embody a plaster statue but the time and era of Vincent Van Gogh’s developmental years as an artist. It is a vital glimpse into his journey, making it a special piece in his repertoire.

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While this work might not be as renowned as “Starry Night” or “Sunflowers,” it provides invaluable insight into Van Gogh’s artistic development. For those keen on understanding Van Gogh beyond his famous masterpieces, “Plaster Statuette of a Female Torso” offers a fascinating and enriching perspective.

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Original size:
38 x 46.5 cm (width x height)
Art style:
Minimal order width:
40 cm
Maximum order width:
183 cm

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