Dutch iconic artist Vincent van Gogh (1853-1890) created some 150 works of art while at the asylum of St. Paul-de-Mausole near Saint Remy in southern France. Above Vincent takes the viewer into the entrance hall of the institution where he resided from May, 1889 to May, 1890.
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Dutch icon Vincent van Gogh (1853-1890) began his artistic career in his native Netherlands. One of Vincent’s most creative periods was spent in Nuenen (1883-1885), where he lived with his family in the vicarage above, the residence of his minister father.
Reposted from 8/1/2013. Sometimes one painting can not tell the full story of romantic love. For isn’t A Man Writing a Letter incomplete……. without its partner, A Woman Reading a Letter? Dutch master Gabriel Metsu (1629-1667), who has often been compared to Johannes Vermeer in the clarity and beauty of his […]
Here is a late work by Vincent van Gogh (1853-1890) inspired by a work of the same name by Eugene Delacroix (1798-1863) below.
Of all the periods of his artistic career, Vincent van Gogh (1853-1890) probably created the greatest number of autumn scenes while living with his parents in Nuenen, Netherlands during 1884 and 1885.
Dutch-Indonesian artist Jan Toorop (1858-1928) was influenced by several art movements of the late 19th century and early 20th century when he worked, from Impressionism to Pointillism to Art Nouveau.
I’m working on another sower. Immense yellow disc for the sun. Green-yellow sky with pink clouds. The field is violet and the tree Prussian Blue. No 30 canvas. Vincent to brother Theo, Letter, around November 20, 1888 Does this version of Van Gogh’s The Sower correspond to the description in his letter above. Or is he […]
Dogs are better than human beings because they know but do not tell. Emily Dickinson, Letter to Thomas Wentworth Higginson Have you heard of Dutch nineteenth century portrait painter Therese Schwartze (1851-1918)? I just discovered this striking work in the Rijksmuseum, the Netherland’s beloved museum. The poetry of New Englander Emily Dickinson (1830-1886) endures, ensuring […]
Trees are poems that the earth writes upon the sky….. Kahlil Gibran, Sand and Foam Before Dutch modernist Piet Mondrian (1872-1944) created his series of abstract works of geometric forms and basic colors, he portrayed the more recognizable image of a tree above, transformed by the glow of evening light. Kahlil Gibran (1883-1931) is a beloved […]
THE WORLD OF VAN GOGH THESE SHOES ARE MADE FOR WALKING? You cannot put the same shoe on every foot. Publius Syrus* Vincent van Gogh (1853-1890) not only created portraits of people, but also of the objects around him, including the pair of shoes above. The words of […]