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Vincent van Gogh Paintings from Saint-Remy

The Bedroom by Vincent van Gogh

Vincent van Gogh's The Bedroom (oil on canvas, 28-3/4x36-1/4 inches) hangs in the Art Institute of Chicago.
Vincent van Gogh's The Bedroom (oil on canvas, 28-3/4x36-1/4 inches) hangs in the Art Institute of Chicago.

Vincent van Gogh's The Bedroom, painted in 1889, will seem familiar to fans of the artist's work from the Yellow House. Just as Vincent revived his motif of sunflowers as he recovered from his self-mutilation, he returned to the images of the Yellow House as he recuperated in Saint-Rémy. He reprised the painting of his bedroom, intensifying the colors and sharpening the details of the pictures on the wall. When van Gogh's thoughts strayed back to his life in Arles, he was filled with wistful regret, telling his brother, "I still think that Gauguin and I will perhaps work together again."

Eventually, Vincent van Gogh was allowed to leave the confines of the asylum. Keep reading to see a painting he made of the surrounding area.

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