Size: 16x20in / 40x50cm
The Starry Night is undeniably one of Vincent Van Gogh's most famous paintings. It is a dreamy painting done with bold, short strokes in circular motions, emphasizing the physical application of paint on the canvas.
Van Gogh created this masterpiece from the view in his room. He painted it during the hardest moments of his life; the reason why this artwork holds much more powerful emotions and interpretations compared with his other works.
Starry Night is known for its beautiful strokes and colors. The blending of blue skies and mountains on the back gives a different dimension to the painting as if the night was so bright. On the lower right, you'll find a little village painted in a combination of blue and brown tones. But what truly makes the painting special are the vibrant yellow and white colors of the stars and moon that stand out against the night sky.
Vincent VanGogh is a Dutch painter known for his dramatic, impressionist artworks. His bold and unconventional technique was inspired by his stay in Paris; where he was drawn to the colors and light that represents emotions and feelings. In 1888, Van Gogh was placed in an asylum because of his depression.
Known to have had Bipolar Disorder, he used painting as his escape to his uncontrollable emotions and a way to help with his illness. Van Gogh was fond of painting places he visited and claimed that he does not paint what he sees, but what he feels. The key to creating such dreamy imagery of his point of view.
A painting that captures nature’s beauty is timeless. It’s like revisiting a place from the olden times from the perspective of the artist. It’s a beautiful subject that fits every occasion. This famous paint by numbers gathers all this, making this painting a masterpiece!