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Cypresses, 1889, Van Gogh

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Cypresses - Van Gogh. 93,4x74

At the end of April 1899, Van Gogh unexpectedly decided to go to a psychiatric hospital, where he was allowed to continue painting. It was at this time that the artist wrote the famous cypress trees, which amazed him so much that he spoke of them: "...beautiful as an egyptian obelisk».

To depict a green tree, especially its dark crown, called Van Gogh "black spot in the sunny landscape"Proved to be a difficult task for the painter. In the image of cypresses, the artist used the same means of artistic expression that he usually used to reproduce a human figure. Such a move, in addition to emphasizing cypresses, gives them essentially human characteristics. It seems that Van Gogh was very pleased with his work. In one of his letters to his brother Theo, he described it as follows: “The trees are huge and powerful. The foreground with blackberry bushes and undergrowth is very low. Behind - lilac hills, a green-pink sky with the moon. "

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