Le Moulin de la Galette

Le Moulin de la Galette

Details:
Painting Date
27th of August 2014
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Description:

A front view of the restaurant Le Moulin de la Galette in reds and yellows with two figures walking and a lamppost at left center. Vincent painted this view several times, probably to produce “salable” art by depicting a place people recognized. This is the restaurant/cabaret which inspired many of the impressionists due to its large and elegant dance floor under the stars and lights.

The corner is recognizable today though the windmill faces in a different direction.

Painting, Oil on Canvas
Paris: Autumn, 1886
Stiftung Langmatt
Baden, Switzerland, Europe
F: 226, JH: 1172

Where Vincent Was:
Paris

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