Starry Night Over the Rhone

By Vincent van Gogh SKU:40537

"Starry Night Over the Rhone" is an iconic masterpiece painted by Vincent van Gogh in 1888. With its vibrant colors and swirling brushstrokes, it showcases van Gogh's unique post-impressionist art style. The painting, measuring 72.5 cm in height and 92.1 cm in width, depicts the serene beauty of the Rhône River at night, illuminated by the stars. It is a special work due to its ability to evoke a sense of tranquility and wonder while capturing van Gogh's emotional and spiritual connection with nature. The painting stands as a testament to van Gogh's artistic genius and continues to inspire viewers even today.

39 cm

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“Starry Night Over the Rhone” is a renowned painting created by the Dutch post-impressionist artist Vincent van Gogh. It was painted in 1888 during his time in Arles, France. The painting captures a nighttime scene along the Rhone River, with the bright stars illuminating the sky and reflecting upon the water.

In terms of art style, “Starry Night Over the Rhone” falls under the category of post-impressionism. This movement emerged in the late 19th century as a reaction against the limitations of impressionism. Post-impressionist artists, including van Gogh, sought to express their subjective experiences and emotions through bold colors, expressive brushwork, and distorted forms. Van Gogh’s unique style in this painting is characterized by his use of vivid and contrasting colors, visible brushstrokes, and an intense sense of movement.

The painting is considered special for several reasons. Firstly, it showcases van Gogh’s mastery of color and light. The vibrant blues and yellows he employed create a powerful visual impact, conveying a sense of depth and energy. The contrast between the warm and cool tones adds to the overall atmosphere of the painting.

Secondly, “Starry Night Over the Rhone” reveals van Gogh’s fascination with the night sky. The swirling and dynamic patterns in the sky, with the stars shining brightly, evoke a sense of awe and wonder. Van Gogh often depicted nighttime scenes in his works, and this painting is a prime example of his ability to capture the ethereal beauty of the night.

Lastly, the painting holds emotional significance. Van Gogh’s turbulent personal life, including struggles with mental health, is often reflected in his art. “Starry Night Over the Rhone” is seen as a reflection of his inner turmoil and longing for serenity. The solitude of the night and the peacefulness of the river serve as a contrast to the artist’s own inner struggles, creating a poignant and introspective mood.

Overall, “Starry Night Over the Rhone” is a highly regarded and special painting due to its innovative art style, van Gogh’s skillful use of color and light, and its emotional resonance. It continues to captivate viewers and remains an iconic piece in the art world, showcasing van Gogh’s unique and enduring contribution to the world of art.

Original size:
92.1 x 72.5 cm (width x height)
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Minimal order width:
50 cm
Maximum order width:
183 cm

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