Vincent Van Gogh Irises : Luminary Lantern / Candle Holder
Luminary Lanterns set the mood in any space with the addition of water and water-activated, floating LED candles. These durable, plastic luminaries feature modern, graphic designs and are suitable for indoor and outdoor use. These luminaries compliment an elegant wedding, trendy dinner party or relaxed patio gathering and are also perfect for every day living. Luminary Lanterns will not break or chip and eliminate concerns about fire hazards due to the use of flameless, floating candles. Designed in OHIO, USA
* Dimensions: 6" x 6.5" * Collapsible and folds flat * Will never chip, scratch, break or fade * Included: 4 luminaries, 4 LED candles and 4 Lithium batteries per package. Luminaries arrive flat and expand with water. * BPA-Free Plastics
Vincent van Gogh (Dutch, 1853-1890) created over 2100 works including 860 oil paintings, remarkably within a ten year period. His dedication to his art was absolute, and he returned to it repeatedly as a lifeline in between increasing psychotic episodes in the last years of his life.
In May of 1889, a year before his death, he admitted himself into an asylum in Saint-Rémy, France. During the first month of his stay, van Gogh began painting Irises, creating a composition defined by large swaths of blue flowers, orange marigolds, green leaves and red soil. Upon completion, he shipped the painting to his brother Theo, who was so taken by the work that he submitted it for exhibition at the 1889 Salon des Independents in Paris. Theo wrote to Vincent: “…it strikes the eye from afar. It is a beautiful study full of air and life.”
Our Luminary reproduces a detail from this exuberant work.