Vincent van Gogh
Prisoners Exercising, 1890 (detail)
(tilt-shift perspective distortion)
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This scene, painted during van Gogh's stay at the asylum in Saint-Rémy, is based on a print by
Gustave Doré of an exercise yard at Newgate Prison. The figure in the foreground is a self-portrait.
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