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Vincent van Gogh Paintings from Saint-Remy


The Large Plane Trees by Vincent van Gogh
Vincent van Gogh's The Large Plane Trees (oil on canvas, 29x36-1/4 inches) can be seen at the Cleveland Museum of Art.
Vincent van Gogh's The Large Plane Trees (oil on canvas, 29x36-1/4 inches) can be seen at the Cleveland Museum of Art.

Vincent van Gogh painted The Large Plane Trees in 1889. Here, Vincent restricted his palette to shades of yellow, recalling the chromatic experiments of the sunflowers. Hints of green on the ground and in the tree trunks cool the tonality of The Large Plane Trees, while the branches in the right distance flame brightly in autumnal orange. Vincent van Gogh's color modifications and his expressive contours of the twisting branches indicate the overwhelming energy of nature, in contrast to the static blocks of masonry that line the road.

Keep reading to learn about yet another study of the local foliage completed by Vincent van Gogh.

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