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A Wheatfield, with Cypresses

Photo credit: The National Gallery, London

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Van Gogh painted several versions of A Wheatfield, with Cypresses during the summer of 1889, while he was a patient in the psychiatric hospital of Saint-Paul de Mausole, in the village of St-Rémy in the south of France. A first version, which he described as a study, was painted on site in late June 1889. The National Gallery’s painting, which was completed in September while Van Gogh was confined to his hospital room, is the finished version. He also made a smaller copy of it for his mother and sister.

The National Gallery, London

London


Date

1889

Medium

Oil on canvas

Measurements

H 72.1 x W 90.9 cm

Accession number

NG3861

Acquisition method

Bought, 1923

Work type

Painting


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