overstockArt.com Reveals Top 5 Most Popular Oil Paintings for Mother’s Day
The art experts at the popular online art gallery overstockArt.com revealed today its official top 5 must-have oil paintings for Mother’s Day 2013. Treat mom to a gift that never stops giving – the gift of fine art. overstockArt.com’s most desired art for Mother’s Day is sure to be a favorite of Moms’ everywhere:
1.“Poppy Field in Argenteuil,” Claude Monet – In this colorful oil painting, originally created in 1873, Claude Monet painted his wife and son strolling together among the poppies.
2. “Le tre eta della donna (Mother and Child),” Gustav Klimt – Mother and Child is part of Klimt’s famous oil painting Three Ages of Woman. The painting depicts an image of a mother cradling her young son. The original was created in 1905, three years after the death of Klimt’s baby son, Otto.
3. “Madame Monet and her Son,” Claude Monet – While Monet successfully captured life’s reality in many of his works, his aim was to analyze the ever-changing nature of color and light. Known as the classic Impressionist, one can not help but have deep admiration for his talent. The original masterpiece was created in 1875.
4. “Bouquet of Pink Peonies,” Camille Pissarro – Originally painted in 1873, Jacob-Abraham-Camille Pissarro, was a French Impressionist painter whose focus on landscapes, as well as, rural and urban French life has always been a favorite of the viewing audience.
5. “Maternal Caress,” Mary Cassatt – Mary Cassatt was an American painter and printmaker. She lived much of her adult life in France befriending Degas and exhibiting with other Impressionists. Cassatt often portrayed the social and private lives of women, with a focus on the intimate bonds between mothers and children. This original masterpiece was created in the 1800’s – mom is sure to appreciate the attention given to the little girl’s happy face with a loving look from her mother.
“Mothers are as unique as works of art,” said David Sasson, CEO of overstockArt.com. “We love sharing our unique insights with the art world. We really feel these pieces will express to mom just how special she really is.”
Check out more great art for Mother’s Day at the overstockArt.com Mother’s Day Gallery.