the implied lines draw your eyes to the basin of the ditch.
The soft curvature of the mounds and the horizon provide focus points to the painting.
The contrast of color using the black really shows how the shape of the piece.
The upward rising smoke helps to focus in on the child and man.
the hight of the hills and the curvature of the lake help to set the depth of the artwork.
The upward movement of the waves brings focus to the skyline.
the movement of the grass and the sky really draw your eyes to where they all meet.
The tree line draws a distinctive separation of land and water.
The line of mills highlight the center of the painting where the sky bridge and water meet.
The curvature of the trees help to enclose the men keeping the focus on them.
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Van Gogh Museum
The al-Sabah Collection, Kuwait
Ateneum Art Museum
MuMa - Musée d'art moderne André Malraux
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