Landscape at Twilight
Vincent van Gogh
Landscape at Twilight
Vincent van Gogh (Dutch, Post-Impressionism, 1853-1890): Landscape at Twilight, 1890. Oil on canvas, 50 x 101 cm. Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Image: © Van Gogh Museum



"‘A crepuscular effect: two pear-trees, wholly black, against a yellowing sky, with grain-fields; and, in the purple background, the castle, enfolded by dark foliage.’ This was how Van Gogh described the evocative landscape he painted shortly after sunset in the surroundings of the château at Auvers. During the final months of his life, Vincent painted a number of works in this striking format, twice as wide as they were high ..."