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Van Gogh in the South of France 15 June 2014




Arles
Vincent van Gogh lived here from 20 February 1888 till 3 May 1889.



the Rhone River quay with "Starry Night" by Vincent van Gogh



During his stay in Arles Van Gogh made about 300 drawings and paintings.





Spectators in the Arena at Arles by van Gogh



Courtyard of the Hospital in Arles where Van Gogh stayed on and off
from December 24, 1888 to early May 1889 as a result of the infamous ear incident.





Langlois Bridge a few kilometers South of Arles





Saint-Rémy-de-Provence, 26 kilometer North-East of Arles.



On May 8, 1889 van Gogh voluntarily entered the asylum of St. Paul in Saint-Rémy-de-Provence



renamed the Clinique Van Gogh, from May 1889 until May 1890. During much
of his stay there he was confined to the grounds of the asylum, and he made
paintings of the garden, the enclosed wheat field that he could see outside his
room and a few portraits of individuals at the asylum.











lavender gardens of the St.Paul clinic







St.Paul courtyard



offered by M.Klapholz



attemp of a replica of one of his bedrooms in Arles











this version of Starry Night is made in Saint-Rémy-de-Provence







Glanum, just South of Saint-Rémy.
Two well-preserved Roman monuments of the 1st century B.C., known as
les Antiques, a mausoleum and a triumphal arch (the oldest in France).