Van Gogh’s ‘Arles’: A Cloisonnist’s Delight

Vincent Van Gogh’s Memory of the Garden at Etten (Ladies of Arles) was painted in 1888, before his famous falling out with fellow post-impressionist Paul Gauguin. Though the two artists experimented with the cloisonné style, Van Gogh’s “Arles” canvass is a bit more vibrant than Gauguin’s Arlésiennes (Mistral) or even The Yellow Christ. With that …

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