Orchard Surrounded by Cypresses

By Vincent van Gogh SKU:41578

"Orchard Surrounded by Cypresses," painted by Vincent van Gogh in 1889, is a notable piece of Post-Impressionist art. The vibrancy of colors, coupled with swirling brush strokes, reveals his unique approach to capturing light and movement. This painting, created during van Gogh's stay at Saint-Paul Asylum in Saint-Rémy-de-Provence, is a testament to his resilience and artistic vigor amid personal turmoil. The juxtaposition of the blooming orchard with looming cypresses symbolizes the interplay between life and death - a defining theme in his work, making it a truly remarkable piece.

33 cm

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Title: Vincent van Gogh – Orchard Surrounded by Cypresses: A Unique Exploration of Post-Impressionism

Vincent van Gogh’s “Orchard Surrounded by Cypresses” is an exemplar of the artist’s unique approach to Post-Impressionism, combining vivid color schemes with bold, dynamic brushwork. This remarkable painting, created in 1888, portrays an orchard scene enveloped by towering cypress trees. It’s a notable display of Van Gogh’s fascination with nature and his desire to express emotions through art.

Van Gogh’s signature use of bright, non-representational colors is evident in this painting. The vibrant greens and blues, the stark contrasts, and the swirling patterns demonstrate his tendency to portray the world not as it objectively appears, but as he emotionally experienced it. This is a hallmark of the Post-Impressionist movement, which emphasized subjective emotional responses over objective realism.

The cypress trees in this work serve as more than just a stylistic element. Van Gogh was deeply intrigued by these trees during his time in the south of France, often referring to them as “the dark patch in a sun-drenched landscape.” He felt a connection between the verticality and “obstinate” endurance of these trees and the permanence of the starry night sky, another recurrent theme in his work.

The “Orchard Surrounded by Cypresses” is unique not only because it encapsulates Van Gogh’s experimentation with color and form but also because it offers insight into the painter’s emotional state. This specific work is thought to have been painted shortly after Van Gogh’s self-admittance into the Saint-Paul asylum in Saint-Remy. The painting can be seen as a projection of his inner turmoil, symbolized by the turbulent swirls of the cypress trees contrasting the serene orchard.

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Original size:
40 x 32.5 cm (width x height)
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40 cm
Maximum order width:
183 cm

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