Vincent van Gogh's paintings of olive trees and cypresses from St.-Remy

Jirat-Wasiutynski, Vojtech
December 1993
Art Bulletin;Dec93, Vol. 75 Issue 4, p647
Academic Journal
Relates Vincent Van Gogh's choice and depiction of olive and cypress trees in his two most sustained series of paintings, intended to form part of a thematically structured representation of Provence, France in the 1890s. Description of Provence as a classic and timeless rural society; Disagreement with Paul Gauguin on the subject of painting abstractions from memory.


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