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Il ritrovamento di Mosè (early 1630s)

Gentileschi, Orazio (1563-1639) Il ritrovamento di Mosè (The Finding of Moses) early 1630s Oil on canvas, 257 × 301 cm National Gallery, London In this vast canvas Orazio Gentileschi depicts the Old Testament story of the Finding of Moses (Exodus 2:2-10).…

Farms near Auvers (1890)

Van Gogh, Vincent (1853-1890) Farms near Auvers 1890 Oil on canvas, 50.2 x 100.3 cm Tate Britain, London A view at Auvers-sur-Oise, a small town just north of Paris. Van Gogh spent the last few months of his life there, from…

Moisson, Le Pouldu (1890)

Gauguin, Paul (1848-1903) Moisson, Le Pouldu (Harvest: Le Pouldu) 1890 Oil on canvas, 73 × 92.1 cm Tate Britain, London In 1890 Gauguin was staying at Marie Henry’s boarding house in Le Pouldu, Brittany. The headland in this painting is at the western…

Vue de Collioure (c.1904-1905)

Matisse, Henri (1869-1954) Vue de Collioure (View of Collioure) c.1904–1905 Watercolor over graphite on paper, 17.4 x 25.1 cm Princeton University Art Museum, Princeton See also: • Collioure (France)

Wheat Fields with Reaper, Auvers (1890)

Van Gogh, Vincent (1853-1890) Wheat Fields with Reaper, Auvers 1890 Oil on canvas, 73.6 x 93 cm Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo Though inspired by the observation of his immediate surroundings, Van Gogh was not interested in mimicking what he saw.…

Pluie, Auvers (1890)

Van Gogh, Vincent (1853-1890) Pluie, Auvers (Rain, Auvers) 1890 Oil on canvas, 50.3 x 100.2 cm National Museum Wales, Cardiff The atmosphere recalls one of Van Gogh‘s favourite poems, Longfellow‘s ‘The Rainy Day’: ‘My life is cold, and dark, and dreary;…