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Claude Monet Nympheas

Claude Monet’s Nympheas Estimated to Fetch $30 – $50 Million at Christie’s New York

  Tomorrow, November 7th 2012, at Christie’s New York, Claude Monet’s Nympheas, painted in 1905 is to go up for auction and is estimated to fetch between  $30 – $50 Million! Claude Monet‘s paintings of his now famous water lily pond are probably the most admired masterpieces in the world.  Between 1905 and 1908, Monet […]Read More
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Create your own Van Gogh painting!

As you know, here at Fabulous Masterpieces we specialise in hand painting fine art reproductions of your favourite oil painting onto canvas. However, have you ever thought about changing the colours or style of  a painting to suit your taste and thereby creating something quite unique? The above painting is Van Gogh’s well known painting, […]Read More
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Earliest fine art replica of the Mona Lisa is found at The Prado!

Early fine art copy of the Mona Lisa is found at the Prado! Experts say the fine art copy was finished the same time as Da Vinci’s original. Fine Art Copies There are lots of surviving fine art copies of original paintings dating from the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. This art copy of the Mona […]Read More
Monet Bridge at Argenteuil

Monet’s Argenteuil

Ever since we decided to go to Paris for the weekend, I started nagging my husband to stop over in Argenteuil. You see, we’ve hand-painted quite a lot of art reproductions of Monet’s Bridge at Argenteuil then there’s Renoir’s painting of  Claude Monet Painting in His Garden at Argenteuil, 1873 and Renoir’s painting entitled: The […]Read More
Van Gogh Red Vineyards

The only painting Van Gogh ever sold

Van Gogh’s The Red Vineyard Did you know that during Vincent Van Gogh’s lifetime, he only ever sold one painting. Quite unbeliveable isn’t it?! This painting called Red Vineyard, painted in 1888 was exhibited in Brussels in 1890 and sold for just 400 francs! It’s now in the Pushkin Museum in Moscow if you’d like […]Read More
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Hokusai’s The Big Wave

Hi Everybody, Just a quick post to let you know that our art reproduction painting of Hokusai’s The Big Wave was mentioned in today’s Metro Newspaper. Since many home-owners are choosing to decorate their homes with a toned down uncluttered look, Japanese pieces are soaring and so are our Japanese art reproduction oil paintings. Our […]Read More
KLimt Litzlberg on the Attersee

Klimt’s Litzlberg on the Attersee sells for $40.4 Million

A few days ago, I wrote a post on Klimt’s painting, Litzlberg on the Attersee as it was expected to sell at Sotheby’s New York for $25 Million. Well, the results are in! Gustav Klimt’s painting was the star of the show at Sotheby’s New York, selling for a whopping $40,402,500 after a prolonged bidding […]Read More
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Monet’s Japanese Footbridge over the Water-lily Pond in Giverny

As Monet’s Japanese Footbridge is our art reproduction of the month, I thought I’d show you our actual reproduction oil painting of it. Monet moved from Paris to Giverny in 1883 where he lived until his death.  The Japanese Foot-bridge, which spans across the water-lily pond he created, appears in several of his works from […]Read More
Van Gogh Wheat field with crows

Van Gogh Death Mystery

A new book has come out this week claiming that Van Gogh did not commit suicide but was in fact murdered by a teenage boy. The biography by Steven Naifeh and Gregory White Smith claim that Van Gogh was covering up for the boy who shot him. The curator of the Van Gogh museum, Leo […]Read More
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Monet and Giverny

My husband and I have just come back from a wonderful trip after seeing Monet’s Garden and House in Giverny.  What a beautiful spot.   I can certainly see why after Monet and his family moved to Giverny, he apparently exclaimed, “I am in ecstasy.  Giverny is a splendid place for me!” Apart from the […]Read More