Vincent van Gogh in The Getty Museum

The J. Paul Getty Museum in Los Angeles, USA houses European paintings, drawings, sculptures, illuminated manuscripts, decorative arts, and European and American photographs.

Address: The J. Paul Getty Museum, 1200 Getty Center Drive, Los Angeles, California, USA

Irises (1889)

  • Oil on canvas
  • 29 1/4 x 37 1/8 in.
  • 74.3 x 94.3 cm

Painted during the first week of his stay in an asylum in Saint-Rémy, France, this painting boasts Van Gogh’s careful observation of the movements and shapes of the flowers, making it full of life.