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Vincent Van Gogh Starry Night Over the Rhone
Starry Night Over the Rhone is one of Vincent Van Gogh's most-recognized paintings. Although Van Gogh sold only one painting during his lifetime, his artwork became highly popular after his death in 1890. Starry Night on the Rhone is one of the best artistic achievements in modern culture, as well as one of the most commonly replicated and sought after paintings. It’s the inspiration for Don McLean’s well-known song ‘Vincent’ Starry, Starry Night to the limitless amount of merchandise that sports this image. Van Gogh’s unique artistic talent makes it hard to shy away from this stunning image.
Vincent Van Gogh Starry Night Over the Rhone was painted at night in the city and commune in the south of France, Arles. The painting was created at a spot near the river bank only minutes away from the Yellow House on the Place Lamartine, which Van Gogh had been renting at the time. The same night sky was also inspiration for some of Van Gogh’s more famous paintings, including “Cafe Terrace at Night which can be found at ArtsHeaven.com. A sketch of the Starry Night painting was included in a letter that Van Gogh had sent on October 2, 1888 to his friend Eugene Boch. Van Gogh Starry Night Over the Rhone was first exhibited at the annual exhibition of the Societe des Artistes Independants in 1889 in Paris.
There are several main aspects in Starry Night Over the Rhone that are responsible for its growing popularity. When first looking at the painting, most initially notice the night sky filled with stars ablaze, swirling clouds, and the light reflecting off the water. While these features may be exaggerated, this scene is similar to the comfort many people feel when looking at the night sky. The movement in the sky keeps the viewer’s eyes busy as they follow the curves of the clouds and the luminosity of the stars.
Over the water in Van Gogh Starry Night Over the Rhone lies a small town. Many people relate the dark cool colors of the fiery windows to their own childhood memories. Starry Night on the Rhone also features humans in the bottom right corner of the painting. A couple walks along which gives the painting a down-to-earth feel.
The inspiration for Vincent Van Gogh Starry Night Over the Rhone is believed to come from various sources. When Van Gogh was younger, he wished to give his time to help those in poverty. Many people who view this painting believed that his religious beliefs might have been reflected in the eleven stars in the painting. Whether or not the religious aspect of the painting is true, Van Gogh Starry Night Over the Rhone is not the only Starry Sky painting Vah Gogh ever painted. Starry Night also features a night sky with stars and clouds.
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