Green Wheat Field (1889) by Vincent Van Gogh

Green Wheat Field - Vincent Van Gogh - 1889

Artwork Information

TitleGreen Wheat Field
ArtistVincent Van Gogh
MediumOil On Canvas
Dimensions28 3/4 x 36 1/4 in. (73 x 92 cm)

About Green Wheat Field

Vincent Van Gogh, one of the most famous post-impressionist painters of all time, painted several stunning wheat field scenes during his career. One such masterpiece is Green Wheat Field. This painting was produced in Saint-Paul de Mausole sanatorium near Saint-Rémy in 1889. In this artwork, he depicts grassy stalks that seem to be in motion while swirling clouds overhead make for a breathtaking sight.

Van Gogh’s Wheat Field with Cypresses painting is another popular artwork that showcases his love for natural landscapes. Created during the post-impressionism era, this painting is displayed at the New York Metropolitan Museum of Art and was one among a series of three similar paintings exhibited at the Saint-Paul-de-Mausole mental asylum.

Green Wheat Fields, Auvers was likely painted just weeks before Vincent Van Gogh’s death in 1890 but still captures his mastery when it comes to bringing out the beauty and serenity in farming landscapes on canvas. This work depicts grassy stalks rustling from what seems to be a gentle breeze while clouds pass overhead casting shadows on areas below them.

In conclusion, Vincent van Gogh’s Green Wheat Field demonstrates his unique ability to capture movements and scenery so vividly that viewers can almost feel themselves amidst nature’s beauty as portrayed by him through these works which continue to inspire art enthusiasts today as they have been doing for more than a century since its creation.

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