One of the Building Paintings,the Yellow House was painted in 1888 by Dutch Post-Impressionist Vincent van Gogh. An oil painting on canvas measuring seventy-two by ninety-one and a half centimeters, Oil Paintings for sale the painting captures from afar the artist’s abode as local gentry mill about in the streets below. Perhaps the most alluring spectacle at work in this composition is the lighting, a feature often exploited by the Dutch master van Gogh. Famous Paintings The overtones cast about the building and streets beneath the galvanizing night sky are revolutionary in their splendor. Observe the contrast in the first and second floor windows of the corner building as they play off of the lit chambers of the adjacent buildings.
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