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If you have any request to alter your reproduction of Wheat Field With Crows, you must email us after placing your order and we'll have an artist contact you. If you have another image of Wheat Field With Crows that you would like the artist to work from, please include it as an attachment. Otherwise, we will reproduce the above image for you exactly as it is.
Wheat Field with Crows, painted in July 1890, and often said to be Van Gogh's final painting before his suicide, is a turbulent and intense painting.
Recent studies have shown, however, that a number of paintings postdate the work and, as the artist was seemingly in high spirits after his move to Auvers-sur-Oise, a suburb of Paris in May 1890, the painting is not as simple a reproduction of Van Gogh's depressive state as is often claimed. After a year spent in Provence honing his magisterial and elemental rendering of light upon natural surfaces, Van Gogh travelled to the Northern French village to be closer to the friends he had made in Paris during the years 1886-1888, and was watched carefully by a competent doctor of mental ailments, Dr Gachet. In a letter to his brother Theo, Vincent remarked upon the beauty of the small community, connected as it was to Paris, yet displaying the rustic charm that so inspired him in Provence. In spite of his love for the village, in late July 1890, Van Gogh shot himself in the chest in the middle of a field, succumbing to his injuries two days later.
Like many of his natural landscapes, Wheat Field With Crows in a complex and paradoxical piece. The winding lane cleaved in the wheat as the crows circle is seen by many to be the path to death. Many, however, see the path as leading to growth, harvest, and productivity. What Van Gogh does capture in the loneliness of the farm worker, the solitary life of the individual gathering the harvest. The artist described the work as a reproduction of ' the health and restorative forces that I see in the country'. Clearly the painting is anything but a suicide note.
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