The Cafe Terrace on the Place du Forum, Arles, 1888 - Canvas Print
Vincent van Gogh

Location: Kroller-Mueller Museum, Otterlo, Netherlands
Original Size: 81 x 65.5 cm
The Cafe Terrace on the Place du Forum, Arles, 1888 | Vincent van Gogh | Giclée Canvas Print
Vincent van Gogh | The Cafe Terrace on the Place du Forum, Arles, 1888 | Giclée Canvas Print

Giclée Canvas Print | $60.43 USD

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*Max printing size: 41.3 x 33.4 in
*Max framing size: Long side up to 28"

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"The Cafe Terrace on the Place du Forum, Arles" will be custom-printed for your order using the latest giclée printing technology. This technique ensures that the Canvas Print captures an exceptional level of detail, showcasing vibrant and vivid colors with remarkable clarity.

Our use of the finest quality, fine-textured canvas lends art reproductions a painting-like appearance. Combined with a satin-gloss coating, it delivers exceptional print outcomes, showcasing vivid colors, intricate details, deep blacks, and impeccable contrasts. The canvas structure is also highly compatible with canvas stretching frames, further enhancing its versatility.

To ensure proper stretching of the artwork on the stretcher-bar, we add additional blank borders around the printed area on all sides.

Our printing process utilizes cutting-edge technology and employs the Giclée printmaking method, ensuring exceptional quality. The colors undergo independent verification, guaranteeing a lifespan of over 100 years.

Please note that there are postal restrictions limiting the size of framed prints to a maximum of 28 inches along the longest side of the painting. If you desire a larger art print, we recommend utilizing the services of your local framing studio.
*It is important to mention that the framing option is unavailable for certain paintings, such as those with oval or round shapes.

If you select a frameless art print of "The Cafe Terrace on the Place du Forum, Arles" by Vincent van Gogh, it will be prepared for shipment within 48 hours. However, if you prefer a framed artwork, the printing and framing process will typically require approximately 7-8 days before it is ready to be shipped.

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"The Café Terrace" is a renowned painting by the Dutch post-impressionist artist Vincent van Gogh. It was painted in September 1888 during his stay in Arles, a city in the south of France. The painting is also known by its original French title, "Le Café de Nuit."

Van Gogh was inspired by the vibrant café culture in Arles. He aimed to capture the lively atmosphere of the Café Terrace at night, with its bright gas lighting and bustling patrons. The painting depicts the exterior of the café, showing tables and chairs set up on the terrace, illuminated by the warm glow of the interior lights.

Van Gogh infused symbolic elements into the painting. The contrasting colors of warm yellow and deep blue are prominent throughout the artwork. The yellow symbolizes the artificial light and warmth, while the blue represents the night and the coolness of the outside world. The composition creates a harmonious balance between these contrasting elements.

Van Gogh employed his signature style, characterized by bold brushwork and expressive use of color. He used short, thick brushstrokes known as impasto, which added texture and depth to the painting. The vibrant colors and swirling patterns reflect Van Gogh's emotional response to the scene.

In a letter, Van Gogh described his intentions with the painting, expressing his desire to depict the café as a place of refuge and solace. He wrote, "I have tried to express the idea that the café is a place where one can ruin oneself, go mad or commit a crime."

The actual café depicted in the painting was later identified as the Café Van Gogh, which still exists in Arles today. The building has undergone some changes but still retains its characteristic appearance. It has become a popular tourist destination for art enthusiasts and Van Gogh admirers.

"The Café Terrace" is regarded as one of Van Gogh's most recognizable and iconic works. It showcases his unique artistic style and his ability to convey emotion through color and brushwork. The painting has been widely reproduced and has become a symbol of Van Gogh's contribution to art history.

The original painting is housed in the Kröller-Müller Museum in Otterlo, Netherlands. It has been part of the museum's collection since 1930, and visitors can appreciate Van Gogh's masterpiece in person.

"The Café Terrace" remains a celebrated artwork, appreciated for its beauty, symbolism, and the glimpse it provides into Van Gogh's artistic vision and emotional state during his time in Arles.

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