Field with Irises near Arles by Vincent van Gogh was created in 1888. The painting is in Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam. The size of the work is 54 x 65 cm and is made as an oil on canvas.
In the landscape, he felt he could see a reflection of the world he knew from his collection of Japanese prints. Japanese artists used large areas of colour in their compositions, often with a sharp diagonal. His palette brightened again from his Parisian paintings, and he wrote to his sister explaining how nature in the south could not be pointed with the same palette as that in the north.
About the Artist: Dutch Post-Impressionist painter Vincent van Gogh was born in Groot-Zundert. Van Gogh was a serious and thoughtful child. His interest in art began at a young age. Constant Cornelis Huijsmans, who had been a successful artist in Paris, taught the students at Tilburg. His philosophy was to reject technique in favour of capturing the impressions of things, particularly nature or common objects. Van Gogh’s profound unhappiness seems to have overshadowed the lessons, which had little effect. In March 1868, he abruptly returned home. He later wrote that his youth was “austere and cold, and sterile”… Read more
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