Road in Etten

Vincent van Gogh Dutch

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In 1881 van Gogh briefly resided in Etten, where he produced a number of drawings of local peasants and laborers performing routine, humble tasks. This masterful work, in which a man with a broom is seen sweeping a street lined with pollard willows, is a characteristic example.

Road in Etten, Vincent van Gogh (Dutch, Zundert 1853–1890 Auvers-sur-Oise), Chalk, pencil, pastel, watercolor.  Underdrawing in pen and brown ink.

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