Joaquín Sorolla Y Bastida Poster - Fifth Avenue New York


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Size: A3 (29.7 x 42 cm)

  • A3 (29.7 x 42 cm)
  • 50x70 cm / 20x28″
  • 70x100 cm / 28x40″
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"Fifth Avenue New York" by Joaquín Sorolla y Bastida captures a unique moment in Manhattan's bustling life at the turn of the 20th century. This painting is a testament to Sorolla's skillful adaptation of his impressionist style, traditionally applied to the sunlit landscapes of his native Spain, to the vibrant urban scene of New York City. The artwork is imbued with the light and motion characteristic of Sorolla's best works, offering viewers an immersive glimpse into the historical essence of one of New York's most iconic streets.

Sorolla's ability to convey the atmosphere of a moment is on full display in this piece. His technique, marked by rapid brushstrokes and a keen eye for the interplay of light and shadow, brings to life the energy and elegance of Fifth Avenue. The color palette, reflective of the time of day and season, enhances the painting's realism, inviting viewers to step into the scene, to hear the clatter of carriages and the murmur of the crowd.

This artwork is not just a visual experience; it serves as a historical document. It provides insight into the architectural styles and fashion of the era, captured through Sorolla's impressionist lens. The figures populating the avenue, the carriages, and the buildings all contribute to a narrative that speaks of the city's dynamism and its constant state of flux.

In the context of Sorolla's broader oeuvre, "Fifth Avenue New York" represents a fascinating foray into urban landscape painting. It showcases his versatility as an artist and his capacity to find beauty and interest in diverse settings. For those drawn to the intersection of urban history and art, this painting offers a rich, layered experience that transcends the mere depiction of a city street.

For art collectors and enthusiasts, owning a print or poster of "Fifth Avenue New York" means having a slice of New York City's history, as seen through the eyes of a master impressionist. It is a celebration of the city's enduring allure, a window into its past, and a testament to Sorolla's enduring legacy as an artist who could capture the essence of any subject, from the tranquil beaches of Spain to the lively avenues of New York.

Museum-quality poster made on long-lasting semi-glossy (silk) paper.

- Paper-weight: 170 gsm / 65 lb.

- Shipped in sturdy packaging protecting the poster.

Frame not included.

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      Joaquín Sorolla Y Bastida Poster - Fifth Avenue New York

      A3 (29.7 x 42 cm)
      A3 (29.7 x 42 cm)