Terrace of the café on the Place du Forum in Arles in the evening  1888

by Vincent van Gogh

[br]Nocturnal painting Van Gogh had intended to make a nocturnal painting for some time. And not one in the conventional manner, in shades of black and grey, but actually with an abundance of colours. Equally unconventional is that he paints this gas-lit terrace of a café in Arles in situ and in the dark, because colours have a different appearance during the day than ...
80.7 x 65.3 cm
Oil on canvas
Courtesy of Kröller-Müller Museum



  1. Amazing painting, but is very hard to get a exact picture of the painting above for my personal collection. Still I am very grateful that I am alive to see this masterpiece.