Clumps of Grass or A Grassy Nook

Clumps of Grass or A Grassy Nook

"In any event, write to me in the next few days; I hope that you’ll have received the canvases in good order. I’ve done another one of a nook of greenery which seems to me to have some freshness." To Theo van Gogh. Saint-Rémy-de-Provence, on or about Friday, 2 May 1890
Details:
Painting Date
30th of April 1889
Painting Type
Paintings
Detailed Image Link
Description:
???????  this one cannot be definitively dated or placed between Arles or St. Remy – looks like same palette and similar strokes to Two White Butterflies???  He does not move to St. Remy until May 8 so how can he write the letter from there?
“In any event, write to me in the next few days; I hope that you’ll have received the canvases in good order. I’ve done another one of a nook of greenery which seems to me to have some freshness.”

To Theo van Gogh. Saint-Rémy-de-Provence, on or about Friday, 2 May 1890

“Since I’ve been here, the neglected garden planted with tall pines under which grows tall and badly tended grass intermingled with various weeds, has provided me with enough work, and I haven’t yet gone outside.”

To Theo van Gogh. Saint-Rémy-de-Provence, on or about Thursday, 23 May 1889

Painting, Oil on Canvas – 44.5 x 49 cm Size 10 Carre’
Arles, France: April 30, 1889
Private collection
F: 582, JH: 1678

Where Vincent Was:
Arles,Saint Remy

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