Pluie, Auvers (1890)

Van Gogh, Vincent (1853-1890)

Pluie, Auvers (Rain, Auvers)
Oil on canvas, 50.3 x 100.2 cm
National Museum WalesCardiff

The atmosphere recalls one of Van Gogh‘s favourite poems, Longfellow‘s ‘The Rainy Day’: ‘My life is cold, and dark, and dreary; It rains, and the wind is never weary…Into each life some rain must fall, Some days must be dark and dreary.’ (NMW)

See also:

Auvers-sur-Oise (France) | Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth (1807-1882)