This landscape view over the fields – with the church spire just visible – is loosely based on an existing artwork. However, the composition is altered to suggest Vincent at his cool, calm, best. Here, John focused on constructing a landscape that obeys the formal rules of perspective but is energised by colour and vigorous brushwork.
� StarryNightWithNewDayDawning HandFinishedCanvas Editionof95 ImageSize30"x24" FramedSize38"x32" £1,795Framed � StarryNightWithWheatFieldand CypressTrees HandFinishedCanvas Editionof95 ImageSize31"x25" FramedSize39"x33" £1,795Framed The second piece is more energetic, with the wheat field, trees and vegetation in the foreground. John explains: “Vincent believed that the cypress tree represented the life force, and I have tried to imbue all of the foreground with vigorous brushwork so that everything seems to be moving in the wind.
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