The Scream, 1893: Canvas Replica Painting: Large
By artist Edvard Munch (1863-1944), at the Munch Museum, Oslo, Norway
Against the tumultuous red sky of the Oslofjord, a lone figure agonizes with hands to head. Norwegian artist Munch was a pioneer in the modern Expressionist movement. A version of this work sold for over 118 million dollars at a Sotheby auction in 2012, the highest nominal price paid for a painting at auction. The authentic stretched canvas replica painting captures the original work's texture, depth of color, and even its bold brushstrokes, which are applied by hand exclusively for Design Toscano. Our replica European style frame is cast in quality designer resin in a deep ebony hue highlighted by a faux mat and a classic, understated border in an antique gold finish.
Large: 29.75"Wx36.75"H. framed (23.5"Wx30.5"H. image size, 3.125"W. frame)
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   Edvard Munch (1863-1944)

Edvard Munch was a Norwegian Symbolist painter, printmaker, and an important forerunner of the Expressionist movement in art. The Scream is Munch's most popular painting, in which he displayed the themes of life, love, fear, death and melancholy. Munch's psychologically and emotionally themed paintings were a major influence on German Expressionism in the early 20th-century. Munch was born into a family that was plagued with poor health; both his mother and sister died before he was 15 years old. Munch showed an early gift for drawing, but received little formal training.

Munch's paintings of women portrayed them as either frail, innocent suffers or as the cause of great longing, jealousy and despair. These paintings, such as Madonna, show Munch's turbulent relationship with love. Although Munch paintings are stylistically post-impressionist, his subject matter is primarily symbolic. Munch said he carefully created his paintings to create a tense atmosphere that depicted a state of mind rather than an external reality. The resulting paintings were full of emotion and energy

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