Van Gogh Starry Night vase small

Van Gogh Starry Night vase small

The Starry Night (1889)

 

'This does not detract from the tremendous need for, shall I say the word - religion - so I go outside at night to paint the stars' (From a letter to his brother Theo, 1888).

The painting shows the night sky as seen from Van Gogh's room in the lunatic asylum in Saint-Rémy-de