Ward of Arles Hospital: Ward of Arles Hospital, by Vincent van Gogh, was completed while van Gogh was hospitalized in 1889. Orchard in Blossom with View of Arles: Orchard in Blossom with View of Arles, by Vincent van Gogh, is a superior example of the artist's unique blend of lightness and intensity.Learn about van Gogh's Orchard in Blossom with View of Arles, which was completed toward the end of his stay in Arles.Self-Portrait: Vincent van Gogh's 1889 Self-Portrait was painted after a series of damaging seizures.Read about van Gogh's Self-Portrait, which depicts the artist's haggard condition.The Large Plane Trees: The Large Plane Trees, by Vincent van Gogh, is an excellent example of van Gogh's personal style of "yellow painting." Read about Vincent van Gogh's The Large Plane Trees.Olive Grove: Vincent van Gogh's Olive Grove is one of several studies of the olive trees of Saint-Rémy that van Gogh would complete. Noon: Rest from Work (after Millet): Noon: Rest from Work (After Millet) was painted by Vincent van Gogh after a series of epileptic attacks in early 1890.
By mid-June, he was permitted to paint in the fields surrounding Saint-Rémy in the company of an attendant.
Vincent van Gogh: Emotion, Vision, and A Singular Style Mention Vincent van Gogh (Dutch, 1853–1890) and one of the first things likely to come to many people’s minds is the fact that he cut off his own ear.
This stark act, committed in 1888, marked the beginning of the depression that would plague him until the end of his life.
He complained to Theo that he felt "like a fool going and asking doctors permission to make pictures," but he fully grasped the seriousness of his condition, realizing that "a more violent attack may forever destroy my power to paint." With a lack of models, he returned to the practice of copying reproductions; in them, he revived the spirit of consolation and solace he had found before in nature.
Follow the links below to learn more about some of the most famous works Vincent van Gogh painted during his time in Saint-Rémy.Read about Noon: Rest from Work (After Millet), by Vincent van Gogh, which exhibits the influence of the artist Jean-Francois Millet on Vincent van Gogh.