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Vase with Oleanders and Books

Vase with Oleanders and Books Biographies Tragedies and Triumphs Nineteenth Century Life Visual Arts

Vase with Oleanders and Books is a still-life which van Gogh painted in August, 1888.

Vincent was fond of Oleanders.  He described them as “joyous, life-affirming flowers that bloomed ‘riotously’ and were ‘continually renewing’ themselves.” 

The painting is owned by the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, New York.

 


Media Credits

Image online, courtesy Web Gallery of Art.

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