A View of Arles with Orchard in Blossom

A View of Arles with Orchard in Blossom

"My dear Theo, Tomorrow I’ll send you a roll of canvases by goods train. There are four of them, i.e. the following 1 View of Arles, orchards in blossom 2 The ivy 3 The lilacs 4 Pink chestnut trees in the botanical gardens in Arles which will hold their own with the ones you already have, such as the red and green Vineyard, The garden, The harvest, The starry sky." To Theo. Saint-Rémy-de-Provence, Sunday, 14 or Monday, 15 July 1889
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16th of April 1889
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The seventh exhibition of Les Vingt was held in Brussels from 18 January to 23 February 1890. Works by the 19 members of the society were augmented by the work of 18 other ‘invited artists’: Eugène BochPaul CézanneAlexandre-Louis-Marie CharpentierAlbert Dubois-PilletLouis HayetXavier MelleryGeorge MinneLucien PissarroOdilon RedonAuguste RenoirLouis Oscar RotyGiovanni SegantiniPaul SignacAlfred SisleyCharles Storm van ‘s GravesandeWilliam ThornleyHenri de Toulouse-Lautrecand Vincent van Gogh. See Delevoy 1981, pp. 197 ff.
Van Gogh exhibited six works: ‘Tournesols’ (Sunflowers in a vase (F 454 / JH 1562 [2704]) and Sunflowers in a vase (F 456 / JH 1561 [2703])), ‘le lierre’ (Trees with ivy in the garden of the asylum (F 609 / JH 1693 [2789])), ‘verger en fleurs (Arles)’ (Orchard in blossom with a view of Arles (F 516 / JH 1685 [2781])), ‘champ de blé; soleil levant (Saint-Rémy)’ (Wheatfield at sunrise (F 737 / JH 1862 [2874])) and ‘la vigne rouge (Mont-Major)’ (The red vineyard (F 495 / JH 1626 [2745])). See Delevoy 1981, p. 216 and letter 820 (Van Gogh’s list of the works to be exhibited).

 

“My dear Theo,
Tomorrow I’ll send you a roll of canvases by goods train. There are four of them, i.e. the following
1 View of Arles, orchards in blossom
2 The ivy
3 The lilacs
4 Pink chestnut trees in the botanical gardens in Arles

which will hold their own with the ones you already have, such as the red and green Vineyard, The garden, The harvest, The starry sky.”

To Theo. Saint-Rémy-de-Provence, Sunday, 14 or Monday, 15 July 1889

Painting, Oil on Canvas – 72 x 92 Size 30 Figure
Arles: April 16, 1889
Neue Pinakothek
Munich, Germany, Europe
F: 516, JH: 1685

Where Vincent Was:
Arles

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