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Homme pendu à un gibet

The Harvesters is an oil on canvas painted by Vincent van Gogh in June-July 1888, now in the Musée Rodin in Paris. It is one of the artist's many paintings on the theme of working in the fields and with wheat. The Harvesters depicts the wheat harvest. In the foreground, sheaves of harvested wheat are painted, leaning against each other. The centre of the painting depicts the harvesting process, with a couple at work in a sea of yellow and ochre. On the horizon, the town of Arles. Van Gogh describes the series of wheat fields as "yellow landscapes - old gold - quickly, quickly, hastily done, just like the silent harvester under the blazing sun, concentrating solely on the harvest". Van Gogh used landscape format for all his paintings of wheat fields, the only exception being this painting, which was done in portrait format. Van Gogh was around 35 when he moved to Arles, in the south of France. At the height of his career, producing some of his best work, his paintings depict different aspects of ordinary life. The Sunflowers, one of Van Gogh's most recognisable paintings, was created at this time. It was probably also one of the happiest periods of Van Gogh's life. He was confident, lucid and apparently content. His work at this time represented a culmination of influences such as Impressionism, Neo-Impressionism and Japonism from his Paris period over the previous two years. His style evolved towards bright colours and energetic, impasto brushstrokes. Van Gogh was [...]


This artwork is a drawing from the classical period. It belongs to the romanticism style.


« Homme pendu à un gibet » is kept at Musée du Louvre, Paris, France.


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