Knowledge Identifier: $Cafe_Terrace_at_Night
Category: Visual Arts (430)
Launched in 1888.
Countries: United States (25%), Netherlands (25%), France (25%)
Linked to: Kröller-Müller Museum, Van Gogh Museum, BBC, Dallas Museum of Art
Briefly, the paper examines the myriad artistic influences van Gogh was parsing the summer of 1888: his lifelong devotion to and imitation of Jesus Christ; synthesizing "Japonism" and "Cloisonnism" with his own "plein air" techniques; colorizing Jean-François Millet's pious genre scenes with Eugène Delacroix's luminous palette ; "search-for-sacred-realism" correspondence with his artist friend Émile Bernard; Thomas Carlyle and Boccaccio's examples of dressing old ideas in new clothes; an Émile Burnouf article claiming Buddhist missionaries sowed the
The painting and the café were both featured in the 1956 film "Lust for Life" starring Kirk Douglas and later in "Vincent and the Doctor" , the tenth episode in the fifth series of British science fiction television series "Doctor Who"
In 1981, Bogomila Welsh-Ovcharov argued that since it displays not only a night scene but a funnel-like perspective and dominant blue-yellow tonality it was at least partially inspired by Louis Anquetin's "Avenue de Clichy: 5 o'clock in the evening