The Starry Night is a painting by the Dutch post-impressionist artist Vincent van Gogh. The painting depicts the view outside his sanitorium room window at Saint-Rémy-de-Provence at night, although it was painted from memory during the day. It has been in the permanent collection of the Museum of Modern Art in New York City, part of the Lillie P. Bliss Bequest, since 1941. One of Van Gogh's most popular pieces, the painting is widely hailed as his magnum opus. In September 1888, before his December breakdown that resulted in his hospitalisation in Arles, he painted Starry Night Over the...
|Artist:||Vincent van Gogh|
|Date completed:||June 1889|