The Starry Night

Oil on canvas | 92.1 x 73.7cm | Saint Rémy, June 1889

Vincent van Gogh

In creating this image of the night sky—dominated by the bright moon at right and Venus at center left—van Gogh heralded modern painting’s new embrace of mood, expression, symbol, and sentiment. Inspired by the view from his window at the Saint-Paul-...

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