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Encyclopedia > The Wheat Field
The Wheat Field, Sunrise
Vincent van Gogh, 1890
Oil on canvas, 73.5 × 91.5 cm
Kröller-Müller Museum
Main article: Vincent van Gogh

The Wheat Field is a series of oil paintings executed in Saint-Rémy-de-Provence by Vincent van Gogh. All of them depict the view Van Gogh had from the window of his bedroom on the top floor of the asylum: a field enclosed by stone walls just beneath his window and excluded from normal life by the rear wall of the asylum grounds; beyond this enclosure farm land, accompanied by olive groves and vineyards, ran up to the hills at the foot of the mountain range called Les Alpilles. Self-portrait (1887) Vincent Willem van Gogh (IPA:) (March 30, 1853, Zundert–July 29, 1890, Auvers-sur-Oise) was a Dutch painter, classified as a Post-Impressionist. ... St. ... Self-portrait (1887) Vincent Willem van Gogh (IPA:) (March 30, 1853, Zundert–July 29, 1890, Auvers-sur-Oise) was a Dutch painter, classified as a Post-Impressionist. ... Saint-Rémy-de-Provence is a commune of southern France, in the Bouches-du-Rhône département, in the former province of Provence. ... Alpilles landscape near Le Destet. ...


From June 1889 to May 1890 Van Gogh recorded this view in changing settings: after a storm, with a reaper in the field, with fresh corn raising in automn and with flowers in the spring. This is one of Van Gogh's major series from Saint-Rémy, comprising absolute masterpieces such as the Wheat Field at Sunrise in the Kröller-Müller Museum. Van Gogh included an earlier composition, the Wheat Field in automn, rising corn, in his Display at Les XX 1890.

Vincent van Gogh
General: The Artist | Chronology | Medical condition | Posthumous fame
Display at Les XX, 1890 | The Roulin Family | Paul Gachet | Paul Gauguin
Post-Impressionism | Theo van Gogh | Van Gogh Museum
Paintings: List of works | Self-Portraits | Sunflowers | The Potato Eaters
Bedroom in Arles | The Red Vineyard | The Night Café | The Yellow House
The Starry Night | Irises | The Church at Auvers | Wheat Field with Crows
Cafe Terrace at Night | Portrait of Dr. Gachet | Thatched Cottages by a Hill

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