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Starry Night Stick Umbrella

     
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$85.00


Item# 103541



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An eye-catching umbrella featuring imagery from Vincent Van Gogh’s masterpiece, The Starry Night, 1889. Navy blue polyester exterior and an aluminium shaft with a rubber-coated handle.

  • Full Size: 42" span

  • Polyester exterior and aluminum shaft

"This morning I saw the countryside from my window a long time before sunrise, with nothing but the morning star, which looked very big,” wrote van Gogh to his brother Theo, describing his inspiration for one of his best-known paintings, The Starry Night (1889). The window to which he refers was in the Saint-Paul asylum in Saint-Rémy, in southern France, where he sought respite from his emotional suffering while continuing to make art.

This mid-scale, oil-on-canvas painting is dominated by a moon- and star-filled night sky. It takes up three-quarters of the picture plane and appears turbulent, even agitated, with intensely swirling patterns that seem to roll across its surface like waves. It is pocked with bright orbs—including the crescent moon to the far right, and Venus, the morning star, to the left of center—surrounded by concentric circles of radiant white and yellow light.