Wednesday, December 23, 2015

“Arles, in southern France, was pivotal to the life of...

"Arles, in southern France, was pivotal to the life of Vincent van Gogh. It was on the Rhone River that #vanGogh painted sparkling reflections from the quay one particularly memorable night. The Yellow House, the sun-drenched Provençal home that was the subject of his 1888 oil painting, once stood in Arles. This year — the year that commemorates the 125th anniversary of van Gogh's death — a @nytimestravel writer toured Europe in his footsteps, from Arles to Montmartre in Paris and St. Rémy in Provence, and ultimately to the Parisian suburb of Auvers-sur-Oise, where van Gogh's life was cut short. @alex_cretey_systermans took this photo in #Arles for @nytimestravel." By nytimes on Instagram.

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