L’eglise d’Auvers-sur-Oise (1890) by Vincent Van Gogh

L'eglise d'Auvers-sur-Oise - Vincent Van Gogh - 1890

Artwork Information

TitleL'eglise d'Auvers-sur-Oise
ArtistVincent Van Gogh
MediumOil on Canvas
Dimensions74 x 94 cm
Art MovementPost-Impressionism
Current LocationMusee d'Orsay, Paris
Location Created Auvers-sur-oise, France
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About L'eglise d'Auvers-sur-Oise

The Church at Auvers is a famous artwork painted by Vincent Van Gogh in June 1890. It can be found in the Musée d’Orsay in Paris, France, and the actual 12th-century church is located in Auvers-sur-Oise, France, roughly 27 kilometers north-west of Paris. Van Gogh often used this church as a recurring motif in his late landscapes.

As Van Gogh’s life drew to a close, he established a fresh Post-Impressionistic style. The Church at Auvers is an excellent example of the artist’s experimentation with various ways of using paint. The painting is part of the museum’s collection and a significant representation of Post-Impressionist art.

Van Gogh was shot in the stomach on July 27, 1890, and later passed away in the early morning of July 29, 1890, in his room at the Auberge Ravoux in the village of Auvers-sur-Oise. The Church at Auvers, the last artwork Van Gogh ever painted, serves as a testament to his artistic journey and legacy.

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