It describes the view from the east-facing window of his asylum room at Saint-Rémy-de-Provence, just before sunrise, with the addition of an ideal village. Regarded as among Van Gogh's finest works, The Starry Night is one of the most recognized paintings in the history of Western culture.
Van Gogh painted the piece at a time when he felt a strong urge for religion. After this he would end up in a depression.
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The Starry NightVincent van Gogh, 1889Oil on canvas
Van Gogh's signature piece, painted while he was hospitalized at an asylum. This view from his room includes memories and imaginations. In letters to friends, the artist called it a failure.
- Note: Prior to New Leaf, paintings did not have visual differences between forged and genuine versions. Therefore, paintings given to Blathers were fake or authentic at random.
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- Main article: The Starry Night on Wikipedia