Vincent Van Gogh: Starry Sky.

“At present, I absolutely want to paint a starry sky. It often seems to me that night is still more richly colored than the day; having hues of the most intense violets, blues, and greens. If only you pay attention to it you will see that certain stars are lemon-yellow, others pink or a green, blue and forget-me-not brilliance. And without my expatiating on this theme, it is obvious that putting little white dots on the blue-black is not enough to paint a starry sky.”

― Vincent van Gogh

5 thoughts on “Vincent Van Gogh: Starry Sky.

  1. My teacher had told us that Vincent’s earlier paintings had a combination of so many colours and towards later stages of life he used a lot of yellow, apparently associated with depression.

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