Vincent Van Gogh: Three White Cottages in Saintes-Maries

Vincent Van Gogh: Three White Cottages in Saintes-Maries

Three White Cottages in Saintes-Maries is an 1888 Post-Impressionist painting by Dutch artist Vincent van Gogh.

Analysis of Three White Cottages in Saintes-Maries

Vincent Van Gogh painted Three White Cottages in Saintes-Maries in 1888 during his stay in Arles in the south of France. The heavy and thick paint on the canvas lends the scene a tactile quality. as if what is shown could be touched. The thick terracotta paint used for the dirt and the deep blue of the sky give the impression also of the intense heat of the summer in Arles.

Location

Vincent Van Gogh’s Three White Cottages in Saintes-Maries is in the Kunsthaus in Zurich.

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