De sterrennacht

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English: Vincent van Gogh's De sterrennacht (The Starry night) is considered by many to be his magnus opus, it currently resides in New York's Museum of Modern Art.
English: van Gogh's De sterrennacht (The Starry night). This Commons file is considered one of the best in the project and was a 2009 picture of the year contestant.
English: van Gogh's De sterrennacht (The Starry night). This Commons file is considered one of the best in the project and was a 2009 picture of the year contestant.
 

History[edit]

English: Reed pen drawing by van Gogh, executed after the painting
English: Reed pen drawing by van Gogh, executed after the painting
 

Colours[edit]

English: Tweaking of images for the correct reproduction of colours on a computer screen can be problematic and result in files that are unlike each other, and the real painting.
VanGogh-starry night.jpg
 
English: This version of the painting is considered by some to be truer to the original.
English: This version of the painting is considered by some to be truer to the original.
 
VangoghStarry-night2.jpg
 
English: The best thing of course is to see a painting in the flesh.
English: The best thing of course is to see a painting in the flesh.
 

Details[edit]

English: Close up of the painting
English: Lower left side
English: Lower left side
 
English: Lower right corner
English: Lower right corner
 
English: Upper right corner
English: Upper right corner