Monet & Van Gogh

 
 
 
 
This paper address Monet's Women in the Garden (1866-67) and Van Gogh's La Berceuse (1889). The femininity = nature's fecundity trope (and the specific equivalence of women and flowers as a basic visual rendering of the idea) persists in art from very early on (should early examples be cited or are we art historians?). Monet and Van Gogh essentially make use of the same metaphor. But there are differences between their approaches that are reflected in their stylistic takes on the subjects. In both paintings women are flowers in a metaphoric sense and in both versions their f

     
 
 
 
    

 

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