Village Street and Stairs with Figures

By Vincent van Gogh SKU:40528

"Village Street and Stairs with Figures" is an exceptional painting by Vincent van Gogh, created in 1890 during his time in Auvers-sur-Oise, France. With original dimensions of 49.8 cm (height) and 70.1 cm (width), it showcases van Gogh's iconic post-impressionist style. This masterpiece captures the essence of rural life, depicting a bustling street scene with vivid brushstrokes and vibrant colors. The painting's uniqueness lies in its ability to convey both the ordinary and the extraordinary, with its evocative portrayal of human interaction amidst a rustic backdrop, making it a significant piece in van Gogh's oeuvre and a testament to his profound artistic vision.

36 cm

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“Village Street and Stairs with Figures” is a significant painting by the renowned Dutch artist Vincent van Gogh. It was painted in 1890, just a few months before his untimely death. This artwork is notable for several reasons, including its art style, emotional intensity, and its representation of van Gogh’s personal struggles.

In terms of art style, “Village Street and Stairs with Figures” belongs to the post-impressionist movement, which was characterized by vivid colors, expressive brushwork, and a departure from the realistic depiction of subjects. Van Gogh was a leading figure in this movement, and his unique style can be seen in this painting. He used bold, vibrant colors and thick, visible brushstrokes to convey his emotions and capture the essence of the scene.

The painting depicts a typical scene of a village street with figures going about their daily lives. The composition is dynamic, with diagonal lines and exaggerated perspectives, giving the artwork a sense of movement and energy. Van Gogh often chose ordinary subjects and transformed them into extraordinary works of art by infusing them with his own emotional experiences.

What makes “Village Street and Stairs with Figures” particularly special is the emotional depth it conveys. Van Gogh was known for his intense and turbulent inner life, and his paintings were a means for him to express his emotions and struggles. In this painting, the vibrant colors and expressive brushwork evoke a sense of energy and vitality, but there is also a hint of melancholy and introspection. The figures in the painting appear isolated and disconnected, reflecting van Gogh’s own feelings of loneliness and alienation.

Furthermore, the painting serves as a reflection of van Gogh’s personal journey and artistic development. During this period of his life, he was grappling with mental health issues and had recently admitted himself to a psychiatric institution. “Village Street and Stairs with Figures” captures both his artistic brilliance and the turmoil he was experiencing, making it a poignant representation of his inner struggles.

In conclusion, “Village Street and Stairs with Figures” is a remarkable painting by Vincent van Gogh, created in 1890. Its post-impressionist style, emotional intensity, and reflection of the artist’s personal struggles make it a highly significant and special artwork. It continues to captivate viewers with its vibrant colors, expressive brushwork, and the depth of emotion it conveys.

Original size:
70.1 x 49.8 cm (width x height)
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Minimal order width:
50 cm
Maximum order width:
183 cm

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