This is what Vincent van Gogh’s cafe terrace at night looked like then and now:
It was high on my list of places to go when we were in Arles last month:
On our last day in Arles we returned there again as I wanted to make a sketch:
Since we returned home, I have had a composition of it brewing in my mind, based on my sketch, which I finally managed to execute over the past few days:
It’s a drypoint washed with watercolour and I’m absolutely delighted with it. Even my children (my harshest critics) said “Ooooh! Mum!” when I showed it to them. I have made a limited edition of six impressions, measuring 400mm x 300mm. Want one?