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Vorhor, The Green Wave  1897

by Georges Lacombe

Gallery label: [br]Influenced by Gauguin, Lacombe espoused the artist's right to interpret nature according to his own imagination. During the mid-1890s he painted the steep cliffs of Vorhor in Brittany, suggesting human forms amid the craggy rocks. He also exaggerated nature's colors, choosing vivid tints of turquoise, mauve, and gold. From Japanese prints Lacombe borrowe...
39 3/8 x 28 3/8 in
Egg tempera on canvas
Public Domain, Courtesy of the Indianapolis Museum of Art