View of Arles, Flowering Orchards

View of Arles, Flowering Orchards

View of Arles, flowering orchards
Original title, in French: Vue d'Arles, vergers en fleurs, Title in German: Blick auf Arles, blühende obstgärten
View of Arles, flowering orchards
Artist Vincent van Gogh
Year 1889
Type oil on canvas
Dimensions 72 cm × 92 cm (28.3 in × 36.2 in)
Location Neue Pinakothek, Munich

View of Arles, Flowering Orchards is a painting by Vincent van Gogh, executed in spring 1889, one of several paintings he produced on the subject of Flowering Orchards (Van Gogh series) while living in Arles.

Description

It supplies a view across a canal and the poplars on its board towards the historical center of Arles, with the towers of Saint-Trophime and Notre-Dame-le-major to the left, contrasted by recent building of the casern housing the Zouave Regiment to the right.[1]

Displays

Van Gogh incorporated this painting in his selection of works to be displayed at Les XX, in Bruxelles 1890.

References

  1. ^ Dorn, R (1990). Décoration: Vincent van Gogh's Werkreihe für das Gelbe Haus in Arles. Hildesheim, Zürich & New York: Georg Olms Verlag. pp. 469–470.