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Creator Name: Gogh, Vincent Van
Creator Nationality: European; Dutch
Creator Role: painter
Creator Dates/Places: 1853 - 1890
Creator Name-CRT: Vincent van Gogh
Title: The Olive Trees
Creation Start Date: 1889
Creation End Date: 1889
Creation Date: 1889
Object Type: Paintings
Materials and Techniques: oil on canvas
Dimensions: H.29 x W.36-1/2 in.
AMICA Contributor: The Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Owner Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
ID Number: 51.7
Credit Line: The William Hood Dunwoody Fund
This is one of fifteen canvases of olive trees that van Gogh executed between June and December of 1889. Earlier that year he had interned himself in the asylum of St-Paul, in the town of St-Rémy in southern France, where he would create his most profound works. The vibrant oranges and yellows suggest that the picture dates to the autumn months. Van Gogh left St-Rémy in May 1890, moving to Auvers, near Paris, where he continued to paint until his death by suicide in July.
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AMICA ID: MIA_.51.7
Component Measured: canvas
Measurement Unit: in
AMICA Library Year: 1998
Media Metadata Rights:
?The Minneapolis Institute of Arts
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