Painting with his heart and feelings, Dutch Grand Master Vincent Van Gogh’s “Olive Trees,” express the frantic emotion they inspired in him. Van Gogh (1853 – 1890), a post-Impressionist who powerfully influenced numerous major artistic movements, endured a lifetime of unrequited love, disappointing friendships and depression. His years spent recuperating in Saint-Remy were also his most productive ones, producing 150 of his most exceptional works which drew critical acclaim during exhibitions at the time.
The brilliant artwork of post-Impressionist Dutch Master Vincent Van Gogh (1853 – 1890) powerfully impacted countless artistic movements. Producing all of his works within a decade, Van Gogh’s output in just one year totaled 150 paintings and drawings. Van Gogh painted outdoors with a special talent for capturing the subtleties of nighttime light and shadow. He suffered from lifelong bouts with mental illness yet created many of his masterpieces while institutionalized. Selling only one painting during his lifetime, Van Gogh has endured as one of the last century’s most influential artists.