In March of 1886 Vincent van Gogh arrived in Paris to live with his younger brother, the art dealer Theo van Gogh. The move marked the end of his dark Brabant period. But before he definitively turned to the light and airy colours of Impressionism he painted a number of flower still lifes in which he explored strong colour contrasts. Here, the red gladiolas are set against the green leaves and the white flowers stand out from the painting’s dim background.
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|Title||Vase with Red and White Flowers|
|Material and technique||Oil on canvas|
Painting > Painting > Two-dimensional object > Art object
|Location||This object is in storage|
Width 35 cm
Height 65.5 cm
Vincent van Gogh
|Accession number||2607 (MK)|
|Credits||Verworven met de verzameling van / Acquired with the collection of: D.G. van Beuningen 1958|
|Age artist||About 33 years old|
|Collector||Collector / D.G. van Beuningen|
Impressionisme: Een schone kijk (1992)
De collectie als tijdmachine (2017)
|Geographical origin||The Netherlands > Western Europe > Europe|
|Place of manufacture||Paris > France > Western Europe > Europe|
|Geographical origin||France > Western Europe > Europe|
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Vincent van Gogh
Zundert 1853 - Auvers-sur-Oise 1890
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