This picture by Vincent Van Gogh is of a beautiful big yellow building, a type of hospital, with a nice brown curvy tree outside, and a man standing by the tree. The man looks kind of old with his hands on hips and looks like he’s thinking about something although you can’t see his face too well. There looks like a blurry woman in the doorway.

The ground looks kind of dead and “slopey.” There are white roses outside of the building and a balcony at the top. There are about 6 windows.

Van Gogh uses mostly tans and browns, green and blues in this painting.

I really like the tree and the yellow building (the hospital), with the green shutters.

Van Gogh spent a year here at this asylum (self-admitted) and painted several paintings while he was here.

 

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