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Vincent van Gogh Paintings from Paris


Vegetable Gardens and the Moulin de Blute-Fin on Montmartre by Vincent van Gogh
Vincent van Gogh's Vegetable Gardens and the Moulin de Blute-Fin on Montmartre is an oil on canvas (17-3/4 x 32 inches) that is housed in the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam.
Vincent van Gogh's Vegetable Gardens and the Moulin de Blute-Fin on Montmartre is an oil on canvas (17-3/4 x 32 inches) that is housed in the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam.

Vincent van Gogh continued his experiments in color throughout his stay in Paris, completing paintings like his 1887 work Vegetable Gardens and the Moulin de Blute-Fin on Montmartre.

Van Gogh lightened his palette further as he worked outdoors, and he shifted his interest in the interaction of complements from red and green to yellow and blue. In this vista of a cottage farm and its windmill, van Gogh also varied his application of pigment, using a pointillist touch for the fields and a broken brush stroke for the sky.

Continue to the next section to observe the relationship between complementary colors in van Gogh's Agostina Segatori Sitting in the Café du Tambourin.

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