Wichita, Kansas (PRWEB) April 18, 2013
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 who's focus on landscapes, as well as, rural and urban French life have 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 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."
overstockArt can also replicate any favorite painting or family photo as an oil painting through a commissioned artist. Turn any photo into a hand painted masterpiece.
Founded in 2002, overstockArt.com is one the web’s most successful distributors of wall decor items. With more than 100,000 wall decor combinations to choose from in stock at all times, overstockArt.com has become a premier shopping destination for fine art reproductions online. The Wichita, Kansas based online art gallery was named to Inc. Magazine’s 2010, 2011 and 2012 Inc. 5000 lists, Internet Retailer magazine’s 2012 Hot 100 list and inaugural Second 500 Guide, and was recognized with the ELITE STELLAService Seal for customer service. The retailer also owns and operates Artist Become (ArtistBe.com), the online community for contemporary artists around the world. For more information, visit http://www.overstockArt.com.
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