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Van Gogh, Vincent (1853-1890) – 1889 Wheat Field with Cypresses (National Gallery, London, England)

Oil on canvas; 72.1 × 90.9 cm. Vincent Willem van Gogh was a post-Impressionist painter of Dutch origin whose work, notable for its rough beauty, emotional honesty and bold color, had a far-reaching influence on 20th-century art. After years of painful anxiety and frequent bouts of mental illness,[1][2] he died aged 37 from a gunshot…

Hjerten, Sigrid (1885-1948) – Harbor Photo – View from the Studio to Stadsgardskajen (Private Collection)

Sigrid Hjertén was a Swedish modernist painter. Hjertén is considered a major figure in Swedish modernism. Periodically she was highly productive and participated in 106 exhibitions. She worked as an artist for 30 years before succumbing to complications from a lobotomy for schizophrenia. Sigrid Hjertén was born in Sundsvall in 1885. She studied at the…