Vincent van Gogh completed his 1890 painting titled Landscape at Twilight after arriving in Auvers-sur-Oise. Vincent found a wide range of subjects to paint surrounding the village of Auvers-sur-Oise and daily took his paints and palette out to the fields. Van Gogh worked with renewed energy in strong, bright colors and a free descriptive stroke. The chateau in Landscape at Twilight is barely seen deep in the distance. The vibrant orange and yellow hues, contrasting with the dark greens muted with shadow, reveal that the temporal effect of sunset -- and its effect on color -- inspired van Gogh's interpretation.
Van Gogh also found a great many subjects for his work through his new friend Dr. Paul Gachet. Keep going to learn about a painting Vincent made of the doctor's garden.