Vincent Van Gogh.docx - Ho 1 Duy Ho Instructor Donna Corno Arts 1301 The Good Samaritan 1890 by Vincent Van Gogh Ho 2 Vincent Van Gogh’s painting

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Ho 1 Duy Ho Instructor: Donna Corno Arts 1301 April 10, 2019 The Good Samaritan, 1890 by Vincent Van Gogh
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Ho 2 Vincent Van Gogh’s painting “The Good Samaritan (1890)” demonstrates the application of artistic skills that enhance its quality and meaning. Van Gogh produced the painting in France as an interpretation of Eugene Delacroix’s painting in the same name. The painting entails oil on canvas of 73 × 60 cm on a portrait position. It depicts the Biblical story concerning the parable of the Good Samaritan that represent compassion. In principle, Van Gogh expresses several attributes including formal, iconographic, and contextual features through the painting. He applies various shades of color, brush-strokes, and lines to enhance the formal elements. The iconographic details expose the meaning of the artwork at the time of its production while the events surrounding its painting demonstrate the contextual aspects. Therefore, this paper
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