Part of an exciting series of sturdy, square-box 1000-piece jigsaw puzzles from Flame Tree, featuring powerful and popular works of art. This new jigsaw will satisfy your need for a challenge, with a popular masterpiece of post impressionism, Almond Blossom by Van Gogh. This 1000 piece jigsaw is intended for adults and children overÂ 13 years. Not suitable for children under 3 years due to small parts. Finished Jigsaw size 735 x 510mm/29 x 20 ins. Now includes an A4 poster for reference. Demonstrating influence from Impressionism and Japanese prints, Almond Blossom was painted in response to the birth of Vincent van Gogh’s nephew. Motivated by the occasion and moved by his brother Theo naming the child after him, Van Gogh painted Almond Blossom as a gift in celebration of the event. He had previously been greatly inspired by flowering trees, and appreciated their power as symbols of rebirth. Van Gogh shared a close relationship with his brother Theo, writing letters to him throughout his life, with more than 600 letters still surviving. Today, Van Gogh is one of the most loved and respected artists all over the world.