Olive Trees in a Mountainous Landscape, Saint-Remy, France, June 1889. "I did a landscape with olive trees and also a new study of a starry sky..." - Vincent van Gogh in a letter to Theo van Gogh, discussing Olive Trees in a Mountainous Landscape and The Starry Night.
"You will see that by making a habit of looking at Japanese pictures you will come to love to make up bouquets and do things with flowers all the more." - Vincent van Gogh (Vase with Red Poppies, 1886. Oil on canvas, 56.0 x 46.5 cm. Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, Hartford, CT.)