• Prof. Monther Sameh Al-Atoum
Keywords: Vincent van Gogh, religious background, Nuenen period, potato eaters.


The current study aims to identify the impact of Vincent Van Gogh's religious life on his works of art during his stay in Nuenen, and the mechanism of his employment in selecting the works of that period, using the analytical descriptive approach to interpret and analyze this stage. The study found that the background of the religious artist had a great impact on his works. Depicting the lives and sympathy of poor and oppressed peasants, working classes and hard working classes as a sacred function of solidarity with human conditions, it represents religious depth and creates a profound spiritual impression, often drawing many works of farming and agriculture that gives a symbolic meaning to the fact that farmers are linked to land despite their misery lives.


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