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Chris van Dijk (1952) - "two white benches in the park"

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Technique: Oil on canvas on panel
Year: 2010-present
Condition: In good condition
Title of artwork: "two white benches in the park"
Signature: Signed
Artist: Chris van Dijk
Sold with frame: No
Picture size (in cm): 50 x 60 cm

Dimension panel: 50 x 60 cm. No frame. This wonderful impressionist painting must be considered as a Top work by the artist. THE PARK shows a park in summer with two lovely white banches. Provenance: Privat Art Collection France. This wonderful painting will make it a desirable addition to any interior. The painting will be carefully packed and sent by trackable courier.

Impressionism remains highly relevant in a historical sense, as an important artistic movement associated with innovation and modernity. But it is also alive today as a way of looking at the world that influences the vision of contemporary artists. To offer one notable example, the artist, former art dealer, and gallery owner Chris van Dijk paints in a style influenced by Impressionism and by the Romantic movement, calling his work “Romantic Impressionism”.

In 2002, he opened his own highly successful gallery in Dordogne, a beautiful area in Southwestern France between the Loire Valley and the Pyrenees Mountains.
His gallery features not only his work but also some of the most important artists working
​in a Realist and Impressionist styles.

​Since 1978, Chris has devoted his life to creating his paintings, which, true to their Impressionist inspiration, focus on plein air scenes: at the beach, in the forest, or in the beautiful wine and poppy fields of Burgundy and Dordogne.
Like the works of Berthe Morisot and Mary Cassatt, the paintings of Chris van Dijk often feature women and children. The scenes look unposed, as if the subjects were caught unawares. Most of the time, they look away from the viewer, engrossed in their daily activities, such as playing in the sand, walking in the woods or picking wildflowers.
They seem to be at home in their beautiful natural surroundings. Chris van Dijk’s paintings, like the works of the Impressionists, are a celebration of the beauty of nature and life.

Thanks go to the author of the biography, Claudia Moscovici.

Claudia Moscovici is one of the ten most famous female art critics in the world.
https://www.ranker.com/list/famous-female-art-critics/reference

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Feedback score: 100%
Reviews given: 21
Member since: July 14, 2015
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    Magnifique, parfait, merci !
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    Egao January 7, 2018

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    Leider kaputt angekommen. Ungenügend verpackt. Das Bild hat einen ca. 7 cm Riss.
    Schade. Geld verloren !
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    250150 December 13, 2017

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    Could you send detailed photos ?
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    Perfect
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    N37 December 1, 2017

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    Emballage parfait et envoi rapide. Magnifique tableau. Cet artiste mérite à être plus connu. Quelle technique j'adore !!
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    Dserrano October 16, 2017

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    Spese di spedizione troppo alte.
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    lorispasin118 September 27, 2017

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