About the original work
The dark structure in the middle of the drawing looks like a hut, but it is a pile of peat. In Drenthe, peat was piled up in the shape of a house with a sloping roof. Van Gogh gave the peat heap a central place in the composition and had it reflected in the ditch.
At dusk, the fields of Drenthe changed into a ‘sublime’ place, according to Van Gogh, ‘when that vast, sun-scorched crust comes out dark against the fine lilac tones of the evening sky, and the dark blue very last line on the horizon the ground separates from the sky’, he wrote to his brother Theo.
About the artist
Vincent van Gogh was a Dutch post-impressionist painter who is considered one of the greatest artists of all time. Born in 1853 in the Netherlands, Van Gogh began his career as an art dealer before deciding to paint at the age of 27. Despite struggling with mental illness and poverty throughout his life, Van Gogh created some of the most celebrated works of art in the world. world. world. world. world. world. world. world. world. world. world. world. history, including ‘Starry Night’, ‘Sunflowers’ and ‘The Potato Eaters’. His use of bold colors and expressive brushstrokes influenced countless artists and movements that followed, making him a pioneer in the development of modern art. Van Gogh died in 1890 at the age of 37, but his legacy continues to inspire and captivate art lovers around the world.
This painting by Vincent van Gogh is reproduced as a Giclée using an advanced 12-color printer that sprays the pigment inks onto the canvas or paper, layer by layer. Due to this large color spectrum and the high resolution, the original is approached very closely.
The pigment inks used are UV-resistant, so that no discoloration can occur. The colors always remain beautiful and that is why we give an unlimited guarantee! You can order Giclees framed and unframed.
Copyright & Licensing
Original: watercolor on paper, 41.7 x 54.1 cm
© Van Gogh Museum, license Artimedes B.V.