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The Poplars at Saint-Rémy

The Poplars at Saint-Rémy

1889

Vincent van Gogh

(Dutch, 1853-1890)

Oil on fabric

Framed: 81 x 66.7 x 7.3 cm (31 7/8 x 26 1/4 x 2 7/8 in.); Unframed: 61.6 x 45.7 cm (24 1/4 x 18 in.)

Bequest of Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. 1958.32

Description

Van Gogh painted this autumnal landscape while at an asylum near Saint-Rémy in southern France. Although at first limited to painting from memory in his room, he soon resumed working outdoors. This painting reveals the full power of his mature style. Trees twist and lean against a darkening sky, while the intense colors applied with charged brushstrokes convey his emotional reaction to the subject. Bequest of Leonard C. Hanna Jr. 1958.32

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