"Every portrait that is painted with feeling is a portrait of the artist, not of the sitter.” declared Oscar wilde, the 19th century Irish literary Author and Playwright. This explains the short tragic life of van Gogh ,whose paintings often aoppear full of angst and emotion succinctly At the ageof 37 Van Gogh, was so emotionally distraught that he picked up a gun and killed himself.
Van Gogh, huge impact to Post impressionist Art is Immeasurable. Ironically,, Van Gogh's him self once said that:
I can't change the fact that my paintings don't sell. But the time will come when people will recognize that they are worth more than the value of the paints used in the picture."
Herd's representation of his renowned Olive Tree painting over two centuries later demonstrates this.
Highly acclaimed crop artist Stan Herd, uses field landscapes for his visual representations of various Artists work. This is the tragic Van Gogh's 'Olive trees'