Wheat Field with the Alpilles Foothills in the Background

By Vincent van Gogh SKU:41637

"Wheat Field with the Alpilles Foothills in the Background" is an iconic painting by Vincent van Gogh, created in 1889. It belongs to the Post-Impressionism art movement, characterized by vivid colors and expressive brushwork. This painting is considered special for several reasons. It captures van Gogh's emotional connection to nature, portraying the beauty of the wheat fields and the imposing Alpilles Foothills. The artist's distinctive style, with swirling brushstrokes and vibrant hues, conveys his inner turmoil and the intensity of his artistic vision. It represents a profound expression of van Gogh's passion and unique perspective, making it a truly remarkable and beloved artwork.

42 cm

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Vincent van Gogh’s painting titled “Wheat Field with the Alpilles Foothills in the Background” is an iconic artwork created by the renowned Dutch artist. It was painted in 1888 during his time in Arles, France. This painting is highly regarded and considered special for several reasons.

Firstly, “Wheat Field with the Alpilles Foothills in the Background” showcases van Gogh’s distinctive style and technique. The painting exemplifies his use of bold, vibrant colors and expressive brushstrokes, which became characteristic of his later works. Van Gogh aimed to convey his emotions and inner experiences through his art, and this painting is a testament to his ability to capture the essence of a landscape while infusing it with his own personal interpretation.

The composition of the painting is another noteworthy aspect. Van Gogh divided the canvas into distinct horizontal bands, with the foreground dominated by the golden wheat field and the background featuring the majestic Alpilles Foothills. This contrast between the vibrant, swirling wheat and the serene, undulating hills creates a harmonious balance in the painting.

The choice of subject matter also contributes to the significance of this artwork. Van Gogh had a deep affinity for nature and often found solace and inspiration in rural landscapes. The wheat field represents the cycle of life, growth, and harvest, while the Alpilles Foothills symbolize stability and endurance. By combining these elements, van Gogh imbued the painting with a sense of both transient beauty and timeless grandeur.

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Original size:
65 x 54 cm (width x height)
Art style:
Minimal order width:
50 cm
Maximum order width:
183 cm

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