Path with Cypress
Medium: oil on canvas
Location: Rijksmuseum Kroller-Muller, Otterlo, Netherlands
Dimensions: 92 x 73
In a letter to his brother he described Van Gogh
cypress follows: cypress always fascinated me. Their beautiful lines and proportions reminiscent of the Egyptian obelisk directly fantastic. Cypresses are Gogh's favorite subject. In this case, the image of the way, and the star reflects the artist's premonition of impending death.
Gogh painted picture Path with Cypress in 1890. Prevailing color of this fine art print is yellow and its shape is portrait. Original size is 92 x 73. This art piece is located in Rijksmuseum Kroller-Muller, Otterlo, Netherlands. This image is printed on demand - you can choose material, size and finishing.Vincent Willem van Gogh (1853-1890).
Dutch painter belonging to Post-Impressionism
. His paintings (some 900 paintings and 1,100 drawings and sketches) are among the most famous in the world and are sold for exorbitant sums (except for those in our shop). Parisian Impressionists
He lived in Paris from 1886 and was influenced by the use of bright colours - most of his works were painted during this period. In his paintings, Gogh uses contrasting colours (often blue and orange - he said that I want to use colours other contrasts to each of them shone even more to contrast a man and a woman). He was known for his excesses and amputated an ear after the break-up of his friendship with Gauguin
. There is a lot of speculation about this incident (he possibly suffered from heavy metal poisoning from paint that had caused mental problems). In 1890, unfortunately he committed suicide.