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Apr 17

Arts Everyday Living: Wonderland of Spring–Van Gogh in Arles to the Tidal Basin

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WONDERLAND OF SPRING

VAN GOGH IN ARLES TO THE TIDAL BASIN

 

 

 

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Vincent van Gogh, La Crau with Peach Trees in Blossom, 1889, oil on canvas, Courtauld Institute Galleries, London, UK

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Just now I have on the easel an orchard of peach trees beside a road with the Alpilles in the background.

Vincent van Gogh, Letter to brother Theo, April 4, 1889

Whether the blossoms of Arles in southern France where Vincent van Gogh (1853-1890) created some of his most beloved masterpieces or the tidal basin in Washington, D.C., the magical wonderland of spring revitalizes us all.

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Photo, Cherry Blossoms, Washington, D.C., courtesy of J. Hart

The above images are used solely for educational purposes and in the U.S. public domain.

 

 

 

 

 

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