Orchard in Blossom with View of Arles by Vincent van Gogh
In his 1889 work titled Orchard in Blossom with View of Arles, Vincent van Gogh returned to the subject that gave him inspiration after his arrival in Arles. The lighter, silvery character of his blue and green palette in Orchard in Blossom with View of Arles conveyed the sense of nature's fresh renewal, and his deft even stroke, which evokes a gentle breeze stirring the grasses, conveys the tranquility and promise Vincent van Gogh associated with the spring season. But the twisted trunk of the tree recalls the intensity Vincent infused into the motif of The Sower the previous year.
On the next page you'll find another painting in which Vincent van Gogh works with this lighter palette.