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Keywords : France, Painting, alcohol, bar, cat, coffee, counter, drink, game, smile, smoke, tobacco, woman
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Cafe At Arles

Café de Nuit, Arles (original French title Café de Nuit, Arles) is a painting by Paul Gauguin painted between 4 and 12 November 1888 in Arles, at Vincent van Gogh's house. It is kept in the Pushkin Museum in Moscow. It is known under reference 305 in the Wildenstein catalogue of 1964, and under reference 318 in the Daniel Wildenstein catalogue of 2001 (W 305 / W 318). In the foreground is a portrait of an Arlesian woman, Madame Ginoux, wearing the traditional Arlesian costume with a black shawl and white tulle. She is seated and leaning against a marble table with a siphon, a glass and a saucer with two sugar cubes. Behind her is the interior scene of the café, with van Gogh's usual characters. In the middle of the room is a billiard table and a stream of tobacco smoke. At the table, in the background, a group of three women, probably street prostitutes, are chatting with the postman, identified by his typical cap. To the left, a man is asleep on the table and next to him is a Zouave, a soldier from the infantry corps identified by his Algerian uniform. He is signed "PGauguin 88" twice: in the lower right above the target on the table, and on the left next to the billiard table. This may be a sign that he added modifications to an earlier version. In October 1888, Gauguin went to Arles in Provence to meet Vincent van Gogh. Van Gogh wanted to set up an artists' studio and convinced him through his brother, Theo van Gogh, who was their art dealer. To this end, van Gogh had [...]


This artwork is a painting from the modern period. It belongs to the post-impressionism style.


« Cafe At Arles » is kept at Pushkin Museum, Moscou, Russia.


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