Olive Grove (1889)

Van Gogh painted various versions of olive groves. He was inspired by the landscapes of Millet, a little village more north of Arles.

Van Gogh was fascinated by the ever-changing color: “It is silvery, then blue, and then a whitish bronze-green, against a yellow, mauve-pink or orange to dull red ocher soil. But difficult, very difficult,” he wrote to his brother Theo.

Current Location: Rijksmuseum Kröller-Müller, Otterlo, The Netherlands