The Fourteenth of July Celebration in Paris

The Fourteenth of July Celebration in Paris

Details:
Painting Date
13th of August 2014
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Description:

Vincent paints a street scene of a banner-filled celebratory Bastille Day in Paris in 1886. He uses reds, blues, yellows and grays to portray the flag filled street with figures at the bottom of the canvas and an oil street lamp at left center bottom.

This might have been inspired by Monet’s Bastille Day on Rue Montorgueil, created 8 years prior in 1878 (see related images)

Painting, Oil on Canvas
Paris, France: Summer, 1886
Villa Flora
Winterthur, Switzerland, Europe
F: 222, JH: 1108

Where Vincent Was:
Paris

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