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“Vincent (Starry, Starry Night)” – 2.Analysis

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Starry Night Over the Rhone. Starry Night Over the Rhone.


Starry, starry night
Paint your palette blue and gray
Look out on a summer’s day
With eyes that know the darkness in my soul
Shadows on the hills
Sketch the trees and the daffodils
Catch the breeze and the winter chills
In colors on the snowy linen land

The lyrics refer to some of Van Gogh’s paintings, of which Starry Night is probably the most famous. Instantly recognizable because of its unique style Starry Night was painted while Vincent was hospitalized in Saint-Rémy and his behaviour was very unpredictable, due to the severity of his attacks. Unlike most of Van Gogh’s works, Starry Night was painted from memory and not outdoors as was Vincent’s preference (“Look out on a summer’s day.”)
When he first entered the asylum, he painted mainly from his room or the courtyard garden, but later he could…

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