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Van Gogh Townscapes (Illustrated) (Affordable Portable Art)

Van Gogh Townscapes (Illustrated) (Affordable Portable Art) [Kindle Edition]

Vincent Van Gogh
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- Digitally restored illustrations
- Translated captions
- Annotated

Vincent Van Gogh's short art career provided the world with unparalleled paintings from a troubled genius. It was to be an age of post-Impressionistic color, form and wonderment that the art world discovered only after the master's death. Bouts of anxiety, mental illness and epilepsy may have tormented him and brought about his suicide at the age of 37. But they may also have been catalysts for an emotionality and vibrance in his art that reveals a turbulent search for grace. His paintings of towns from a distance and his townscapes show an increasing use of vivid color from the earlier, more monochrome and cloudy Holland to the excitement of Paris and finally to the sun-splashed South of France.

This volume displays 49 Van Gogh townscapes in a digitally restored state: their eye-popping brilliance and vitality are just as on the day Vincent Van Gogh finished them. Unless otherwise noted, they were originally oil paintings on canvas. (These image of towns and cities represent conglomerate settlements and complement "Van Gogh Buildings" by the same publisher, which depicts individual buildings and interiors.)

Technical Note: All but one of these images are in color -- they render beautifully in optimized gray-scale tones for black-and-white e-book readers, but exhibit even more stunningly in full color with color readers and inside Kindle apps for color-enabled computers and portable or hand-held devices.


View of Paris from Montmartre, 1886
View of Paris towards Meudon, 1886
The Outskirts of Paris, 1886
Factories in the Moonlight, 1887
Outskirts of Paris, 1887
Factories in Asnières Seen from Quai de Clichy, 1887
Outskirts of Paris from Montmartre (water color), 1887
Snowscape with Arles in the Background, 1888
View of Arles with Irises, 1888
Wheat Field and Factories at Sundown, 1888
Wheat Field with View of Arles, 1888
View of Saintes-Maries, 1888
Flowering Orchard with View towards Arles, 1889
View of Vessnot in Auvers, 1890
View of Auvers, 1890
Vineyard with View towards Arles, 1890
View of Arles with Church, 1890

Village Sunset, 1884
View of Amsterdam from Railway Station, 1885
Backyards of Antwerp in the Snow, 1885
Fourteenth of July in Paris, 1886
View over the Rooftops of Paris, 1886
Pont du Caroussel with Louvre, 1886
Garden Restaurant “La Guinguette” in Montmartre, 1886
Moulin à Poivre Street Scene in Montmartre, 1887
Boulevard de Clichy, 1887
Paris from Vincent’s Room in Rue Lepic, 1887
Path and Portal to the Water, 1887
Viaduct in Paris, 1887
Seine near Pont de Clichy, 1887
Streets of Saintes-Maries, 1888
Three White Cottages in Saintes-Maries, 1888
The Bridge at Trinquetaille, 1888
Railway Bridge over Avenue Montmajour, 1888
Stage Coach to Tarascon, 1888
Starry Night over Town, 1889
Starry Night over Town (Pen and Ink), 1889
Reminiscence of the North, 1890
Houses in Auvers, 1890
Village Street in Auvers, 1890
Village Steps in Auvers with Figures, 1890
Steps in Auvers with Two Figures, 1890
Farm House with Two Figures, 1890
Thatched Cottages in Jorgus with Figures, 1890
Houses in Auvers, 1890
Thatched Cottages in Cordeville, 1890
Thatched Houses, 1890
Thatched Huts in Chaponval, 1890
Thatched Houses in Front of Hill, 1890

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  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • File Size: 2971 KB
  • Simultaneous Device Usage: Unlimited
  • Publisher: Hackentosh Media (22 May 2011)
  • Sold by: Amazon Media EU S.à r.l.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B00528P99C
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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5.0 out of 5 stars VAN Gogh Townscapes 30 May 2013
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Another perfect little book for use with a Kindle Fire HD, a must if you have even a slight interest in Vincent's works. At 77pence you can't really go too far wrong can you.
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The series on Van Gogh is perfectly suited for Kindle Fire. Screen size is quite good to show details and the colors are vibrant. Nicely done.
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