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The Garden of Saint Paul's Hospital ('Leaf-Fall')  1889

by Vincent van Gogh

Van Gogh drew a great deal of inspiration from the large garden around the hospital where he'd had himself admitted in 1889. In the autumn he made this painting, which he called a 'leaf-fall'. The seasonal atmosphere is suggested by the colours, the lone walker and the leaves blown by the wind. [br] Van Gogh chose a high viewpoint for the painting, so the outlines of the ...
73.8 x 60.8 cm
Oil on canvas
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