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Subjects : Landscape
Keywords : 19th century, Pointillism, farmyard, landscape, man, peasant, smoke, tree
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La ferme, matin

La Ferme, matin, also known as Les Bouilleurs de cru, is a 65 × 92 cm oil painting on canvas produced in 1893 by Henri-Edmond Cross (1856-1910). The work came from the Henri Matisse collection, and later from that of Jean Matisse [ref. needed]. Cross gave Matisse La Ferme, matin in 1904, in exchange for a view of the Luxembourg Gardens and Tulipes Perroquet I. The City of Nancy acquired the painting for 4 million francs thanks to a public subscription launched by the Emmanuel Héré Association of the FRAM and the Heritage Fund in 1998. The purchase was conceived as part of the renovation of the Musée des Beaux-Arts de Nancy between 1996 and 1998, in order to enhance the part of the collections dedicated to the pivotal period between the end of the 19th century and the beginning of the 20th century, characterised by Art Nouveau, a movement emblematic of the city along with the Ecole de Nancy. It was then decided to acquire a pointillist work, in order to make the link between the naturalism of Jules Bastien-Lepage and Émile Friant, the impressionism of Édouard Manet and Claude Monet and the work of painters Albert Marquet, Pierre Bonnard and Félix Vallotton. The painting is displayed alongside other genre scenes. In a pointillist style, the painting depicts distillers in the morning light. The wisps of smoke and the tree trunks, stylised in decorative sinuous geometric curves, herald the Art Nouveau style, particularly in its inspiration from Japonism. The pointillist aspect [...]


This artwork is a painting from the modern period. It belongs to the pointillism style.


« La ferme, matin » is kept at Musée des Beaux-Arts, Nancy, France.


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