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Vincent van Gogh - House at Auvers [c.1890] | by Gandalf's Gallery
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Vincent van Gogh - House at Auvers [c.1890]

In May 1890, van Gogh moved from the south of France to Auvers, northwest of Paris, painting many of his finest pictures there in a feverish spurt of activity before his suicide in July. Houses at Auvers shows the landscape of early summer. The view from above creates a flattened tapestry of shapes in which the tiled and thatched roofs of the houses form a mesmerising patchwork of colour.


[Oil on canvas, 75.6 x 61.9 cm]

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Taken on January 24, 2012